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Palacio de los Capitanes Generales

Calle Poniente 5, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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This grand palace, parts of which are still in various stages of restoration, is home to several government offices.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good48%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Calle Poniente 5, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

I rate this only an average attraction as all you can see is the outside. That's impressive in itself, especially at night when the arches are lit, but I really want to know what's behind this imposing facade.

2  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I was a little excited about this place, but it was closed during my visit. It's pretty from the outside and extremely close to the central plaza, regardless!

1  Thank Tom W
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Really beautiful building and in a lively and fun part of town. Definitely worth a look. Also I would say worth seeing at night when the arches are all lit up.

1  Thank ReviewBarracuda
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is right on the Central Park Square. Was constructed during the Spanish Colonial era approx 1545. Could not go inside, but the exterior has placards that let you know more about the illustrious history of Antiqua.

1  Thank maggie2moo2002
Reviewed 30 July 2016

A beautiful experience taking a closer look at old colonial archetecture. The place is lit up at night and looks breathtaking to the eye one that showcases the relaxing charm of Antigua.

1  Thank Owen S
Reviewed 28 July 2016

When we visited in July it wasn’t open. We weren’t able to view the beauty of the inside but the outside was beautiful and the street was closed so we were able to get some wonderful pictures.

2  Thank Maria W
Reviewed 5 July 2016

After you visit the park go take a walk through here. Close by and is just some very beautiful architecture.

1  Thank Bill I
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Worth the visit, specially at night when is when you really apreciate it, beautiful!!! Dont miss this place with his little placita and stores all around

Thank Patricia U
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I heard great things about this location. I understand it's a must see, must do. When I was there this last trip, it was closed. Next trip.

Thank DarkWaterCalls
Reviewed 28 May 2016

A walkthough is worthwhile to see the interior architecture of the building. The view from the upper balconies of the square and he city are worth the climb.

Thank Fredi728
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