The Plaza Central Park, Antigua

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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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  • The Plaza Central Park is a lovely park to sit and people watch. It is in the center of town close to several restaurants. Depending on the day, you may be approached by vendors trying to sell their w...  more »
  • I love spending time in the park! The people are beautiful! The mayan children are dressed in thier village attire. THere is often a street performer on weekends. The atmosphere is delightful! THe onl...  more »
  • We would walk through this park multiple times during the day and it had a different crowd literally every time. Cruise ship visitors, locals on the weekends, vendors selling everything from food to s...  more »
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