Central Plaza, Quetzaltenango
(3.9/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
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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  • 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 »
  • Beautiful square & cathedral to relax & visit. Center point to explore further. No more to say really 
  • We went through there at night, and it seems to me that it has a very pleasant atmosphere, the restaurants that are in the surrounding area are also very good, the atmosphere is very calm, nice, the atmosphere is generally very good.
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