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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  • main square of xela, in the Center is central park with a delicate roundabout to Central American countries, surrounded by numerous buildings of style neoclasico.alli can enter into the municipal Palace that inside has a very interesting courtyard and on the first floor you can visit the Hall of honor and the Gallery of men ilustres.al side is the catredral.si continamos will see the House of culture that houses an interesting museo.en front will have the pasaje enriquez with lots of bars and restaurants
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  • A historical square with a Roman style, with manicured trees columns. Surrounded by hotels and restaurants. Nice atmosphere day or night, but make it warm.
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  • If you're wondering where the youth of Xela like to hang out after school, or where local families enjoying taking a walk around together, you've found it. Parque Central is located next to the offici...  more »