Things to see and do - Antigua
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Antigua Travel guide
Antigua : Michelin's recommendations
Antigua, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a dynamic and indisputably charming city. Made the capital by the Spanish, but demoted further to the earthquakes in the 18C, it owes its resurrection to the embellishment of its colonial architecture, which has been almost entirely rebuilt. The emblematic Arch of Santa Catalina is a useful landmark.
Tourist attractions Antigua : Things to see and do
As it was in bygone days, Plaza Mayor is still Antigua's beating heart today. Its arcades are the site of constant bustle orchestrated by shopkeepers and street peddlars selling their wares. A gentle cacophony at the foot of the town hall, the Palaci..
Casa Popenoe, now owned by the Francisco Marroquín University, gives visitors a glimpse of the splendour of the colonial era (17C). The house, which has been painstakingly restored, boasts a succession of rooms done out in period furnishings and inne..
Parque La Unión
The Convento de Santa Clara (1699), formerly occupied by some fifty nuns, now stands in ruins. The ambulatory of the two-tiered cloisters is a lovely, serene place for a stroll. Take a look at the Baroque façade of the adjoining church.
Novena Calle Poniente y Quinta Avenida Sur GCA - 03001 Antigua Guatemala
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This charming hotel is located in the centre of Antigua Guatemala, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It offers elegant accomodation and beautiful gardens, just a 5-minute walk from the Cathedral and Central Park. The spacious colonial-style rooms at Hot..
7a Calle Poniente No33 B GCA - 03001 Antigua Guatemala
Camino Real Antigua is located in Antigua Guatemala, about 30 minutes’ drive from Guatemala City. The hotel has an oversized hot tub and a gym. Antigua Guatemala, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is famous for its Baroque architecture. The Central Park..
9a Calle Poniente y 4a Avenida Sur #1 GCA - 03001 Antigua Guatemala
Located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Antigua Guatemala, Casa Encantada is 500 metres from the city’s cathedral. It features charming, individually decorated rooms, a restaurant and an outdoor swimming pool set in gardens. Each spacious room ..