Palacio de los Capitanes Generales, Antigua
(3.8/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
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. Plan to visit Palacio de los Capitanes Generales during your Antigua vacation using our convenient Antigua vacation planner.
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  • them historians we gave testimony of the greatness of this city, that in the antiquity was capital of the Republic of guatemala. currently it are rebuilding and explore their arches and hallways us agardo
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  • I rate this only an average attraction as all you can see is the outside. That's impressive in itself, especially at night when the arches are lit, but I really want to know what's behind this imposin...  more »
  • Just opposite the Central Park lies this colonial building with arches and a wide corridor with cafes and other businesses. It is a good idea to sit to enjoy the evening in one of those cafes.
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