Palacio de los Capitanes Generales, Antigua

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#8 of 10 in Historic Sites in Antigua
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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  • Just at a glance, in Central Park is the most spectacular buildings of the incoming. If you look at the history of a building in Antigua.
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  • Central America is called the Zocalo most parks and squares next to the Church, there is in the heart! Here you will see lots of in the middle of the Zócalo.
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  • Another very interesting place and full of ancient history, in its interior a bit of architecture, history, exhibitions, nothing very comprehensive, but worth its travel, the building on the outside this very well preserved and is part of the plaza de armas.
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