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This town square, with tree-lined streets and old colonial buildings, is a popular gathering place for locals and tourists.
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Plaza Mayor | City Center, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7832 4801
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Viewed at night. Breath taking. A lot of vendors present, enjoyed after a meal nearby. The walk on the square was an awesome way to relax.

Thank David F
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's really hard to get lost in Antigua. Simply, make your way to its Central Park -- and from there you'll get oriented and find your way back to your hotel or to your restaurant or church of choice. Truly, the architecture of the buildings...More

Thank ABK0006
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can't miss the park in the heart of the city. Great views and people watching. Look closely at the fountain.

Thank Becky55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure you spend a bit of time in the park just watching life go by. Great for reading, although be prepared for lots of street sellers who will approach you !

Thank emwebstr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Antiqua is a beautiful place to visit. The plaza has fountains and the locals are sitting around to enjoy the shade and just relax. Felt safe. However, you will be approached by many people in native dress to buy their wares. Be sure to bargain....More

Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its so nice to seat at the park and have some coffee. Enjoy people and to be surrounded by beautiful trees and flowers. People will try to sell you all their crafts but they are very nice and respectful. I enjoy to walk a and...More

Thank RJessee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and picturesque beautiful square of Antigua. You can sit here and enjoy the views of the old city. Many tourists and also local peoke but very safe.

Thank Andrzej K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Central Plaza in Antigua is a nice big park, it has fountains with lots of place to sit and relax. There are lot of cafes, shops and restaurants around the area incase you are hungry. Typically you will see families and friends having a good...More

Thank Kadambari B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the center, you'll find the pretty fountain with the sirens. Wander around and read about the flowers and other plants. One plaque explains a group from California sent some flowers a long time ago to thank locals for helping start avocado production in California....More

Thank Cool_Breeze323
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Banks are here (I used BAC bank, it was really easy to change $50 to Quetzales, it took about 5 minutes for the whole transaction). There's a McDonalds here, there's a library, restaurants... you can feed pigeons by the fountains!

Thank Shalla A
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Response from Drew E | Reviewed this property |
You'll find that most places in Central America will take U.S. currency but you will most likely get a better conversion rate if you have the countries local currency ( Guatemala Quetzal)