Palacio de los Capitanes Generales, Antigua

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A spectacular example of colonial architecture in the heart of the city, Palacio de los Capitanes Generales is Antigua’s first two story building. Constructed during 1558, the structure is completely supported by thick white stone arches. Its original purpose was to house all government offices. The palace stands tall over the central plaza and is illuminated at night, providing great photo opportunities at any time of the day. Put Palacio de los Capitanes Generales into our Antigua trip maker website to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Antigua.
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  • Day can pass as a building, but night arrival, the lighting makes it highlight and is a perfect place to take photos, also is close to central park and enough great food/drink
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  • Day is a beautiful structure but at night with its lighting becomes something imposing worth to be visited.
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  • Anchoring one side of the Plaza, this historic structure is very lovely, While we were there a crafts fair was set-up in front and a parade was held around the plaza with bands, drummers and various d...  more »
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