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Central Plaza

12 Av. And 4 Calle, Quetzaltenango 09001, Guatemala
+502 4430 2416
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It's a great plaza and artisans gather with their goods on the first Sunday of every month.

I really like this plaza and I run around it in the morning. There's also a cool bridge, with lots... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Susana D
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Toledo, Ohio
Heart of Xela

This place is good spot to absorb the City of Xela. Plenty of foot traffic so great place to people... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
TabsterInc
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Los Angeles, California
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This beautiful town square is a gathering place for locals, and is home to a cathedral and museum.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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12 Av. And 4 Calle, Quetzaltenango 09001, Guatemala
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really like this plaza and I run around it in the morning. There's also a cool bridge, with lots of steps to run - 2 blocks away. :) The cathedral is interesting, as well as the buildings around it. Even McDonald's is in a...More

Thank Susana D
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This place is good spot to absorb the City of Xela. Plenty of foot traffic so great place to people watch. Also, many food options around. There's a local street food scene for cheap eats and equally good.

Thank TabsterInc
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous square with lots of great surrounding food options! One of the most beautiful we've seen. Lovely and safe

Thank Lara S
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Nice plaza with interesting buildings and people. Lots of action. Definately worth a visit, if you're in town.

Thank Dudley D
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We visited this plaza and loved it. There are so many beautiful buildings here and it is a great place to sit and eat food and people watch.

Thank KayleeShepheard
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is a great plaza to sit and people watch. There are a few places to eat and get some tasty coffee too. The architecture of the buildings is impressive.

Thank Stephany E
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Obviously, I had bad tour guide the last time I was in Quetzaltenango, because I had no idea that the plaza had as much going on as it does. In fact, I suspect he took us somewhere else and claimed it was the Central Plaza....More

Thank heyjudithz
Reviewed 5 April 2017

It is a small Central Park with a lot of character. Many seats are available, which makes it more inviting to sit around during peak hours to watch the world slowly go by in Xela. The Passage Enrique lights up inside with candles and is...More

Thank legacyLA
Reviewed 21 March 2017

this is the most impressive plaza in Guatemala by far. It exceeds Antigua's which most American's like. The buildings are attractive architecturally and well preserved.

2  Thank Tl D
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The buildings surrounding this area are great. The church is beautiful as well and watching the people feed the pigeons is fun as well. If you are looking for gifts you can find some nice items here

Thank bobbymoore13
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