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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
Plaza Mayor GCA - Antigua
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 Pala..
1ra Avenida GCA - Antigua
Casa Popenoe, named after its owners, gives visitors a glimpse of the splendour of the colonial era (17C). It has been painstakingly restored: note the period furniture and interior courtyards embellished with fountains. A relaxing place that makes f..
Parque La Unión GCA - Antigua
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.