Central Plaza, Quetzaltenango

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Mingle with the locals at Central Plaza, a thriving, picturesque square in the heart of town. Acting as the city's cultural epicenter as well as a favorite meeting place, the plaza embodies authentic Quetzaltenango. Pay special attention to the square's emblematic central monolith dedicated to Rafael Álvarez Ovalle, a national figure who helped compose the Guatemalan national anthem. Bring a camera to capture grandiose neoclassical and colonial buildings flanking the plaza on all sides, including the city's historical cathedral. Put Central Plaza and other Quetzaltenango attractions into our Quetzaltenango trip itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • llena de gente paseando, con mucha vida. con cantidad de puestos de venta de comida y ropa. visitar la catedral que esta en un costado, es de las mas bonitas. 
  • Милое место как для прогулок с детьми - можно покормить голубей, корм тут же продают, можно просто побегать вокруг деревьев; для романтических посиделок вечером тоже подойдет. Подкрепиться - националь...  more »
  • La plaza es hermosa, sin embargo la tienen sucia. No se han preocupado por cuidar de los jardines y de cuidar la infraestructura.