The Plaza Central Park, Antigua

4.4
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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  • My recommendation is to go early in the morning before it gets crowded! Grab yourself a cup of coffee of Atole (sold by a vendor near the park) and enjoy the serenity of sitting on a park bench...  more »
  • I had a wonderful time here. The fountain in the plaza has statues of women and water flows from their breasts. It is across from a church and we were there on Christmas Day when at noon a lot of...  more »
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  • It is the main gathering place of Antigua. With a majestic fountain in its center, many sightseeing spot surrounding it (cathedral-museums) you can spend a couple of hours at your visit. But then, you will like to come back again and again just to sit in a bench to chill and watch people around.
  • Central Park is a nice place to sit and have a rest. There are lots of people selling stuff though and you feel really sorry for them. There is a nice fountain in the middle.
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