Trip Planner: Central America / Guatemala / Sacatepequez Department / Antigua / The Plaza Central Park
Rest on a bench in The Plaza Central Park and observe the bustling atmosphere of Guatemala's former capital. Surrounded by colonial-era buildings, dominated by the grandiose San Jose Cathedral, the tree-shaded square is a great place to stroll, take a break from sightseeing, and people watch. Admire the central fountain known for its mermaid sculptures, get some souvenirs or snacks, and see the locals going about their daily life. Work out when and for how long to visit The Plaza Central Park and other Antigua attractions using our handy Antigua trip planner .
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The Plaza Central Park Reviews
Es un lugar muy bonito en donde se pueden ver varias construcciones coloniales alrededor. Debe de visitarse también la catedral more »It is a very nice place where you can see several colonial buildings around. The cathedral must also be visited
Antigua is one of the best preserved cities in the world, visiting the Central Park is a must. With the mermaid fountain, its stone streets, the cathedral. You can find a plaque in the actual policy o... more »
A nice park in Antigua. Just find yourself a place to sit and enjoy the daily life as it goes on. Lots of students use the par to relax and socialize.
This is a very fascinating place! At first you may wonder why the buildings are all old and ancient looking and then you realize that it was intentional so that you can have that colonial feel without losing the modern touch (Dominoes and Burger Kings are still inside :D ) This place is a really perfect mix of the past and the present while offering some really scenic views
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