The Plaza Central Park, Antigua

4.3
Rest on a bench in The Plaza Central Park and observe the bustling atmosphere of Guatemala's former capital. Surrounded by colonial-era buildings, dominated by the grandiose San Jose Cathedral, the tree-shaded square is a great place to stroll, take a break from sightseeing, and people watch. Admire the central fountain known for its mermaid sculptures, get some souvenirs or snacks, and see the locals going about their daily life. Work out when and for how long to visit The Plaza Central Park and other Antigua attractions using our handy Antigua trip planner .
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  • It’s a small park, but nothing short of perfect. Fountains, ice cream vendors, and a perfect spot for people watching. I spent at least an hour per day here just watching the world go by. This is a pl...  more »
  • Pretty park with fountain. Two ladies we met were very sweet and friendly. Enjoyed my time here. Good place to relax.  more »
  • Great place to meet and enjoy the lifestyle of the families and locals in this park. Watch out for the pigeons and please do not feed or purchase feed for them. This is going to be a major issue for t...  more »
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