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The Plaza Central Park

1,949 Reviews

The Plaza Central Park

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Antigua ATV Coffee Tour

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Enjoy caffeine and adrenaline in one tour on this excursion from Antigua. The eclectic tour is sure to please a variety of travelers. Climb on board your personal ATV and head to a local plantation, where you discover the coffee making process from seed to mug. After a hot cup of the local beverage, ride up to Cerro de la Cruz, which offers a spectacular view of the city and surrounding mountains.
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Dr. Tim wrote a review Feb 2021
Marana, Arizona4,751 contributions632 helpful votes
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This is a beautiful centrally located shaded park full of vendors which is the good news and bad news. We met here as part of our Blue Planet Tour after a two hour bus ride from our cruise ship docked in Puerto Quetzal. The park is a good jumping off point for a stroll through the city visiting the sites and eating some great local food. The vendors in the park are plentiful, but a bit obnoxious as there are so many and even when you’re in a group they surround you and won’t leave you alone. I recommend a visit to the park as it is shaded and there are places to sit, but be prepared for street vendors all over you!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Flitz8-A foodie travels wrote a review Feb 2021
Athens, Greece2,525 contributions237 helpful votes
The plaza is central and good places for locals and tourists to sit down and people watch, lots of restaurants and takeaways nearby too and ATMs
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Lana R B wrote a review Dec 2020
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We stayed 6 days in Antiqua and did a lot of walking around the town. We came across the park on one of our tours the day before Christmas. There weren’t very many people there that day but those who were in the park, wore masks and there were a couple of municipal police officers walking around. We felt very safe. We went back on Christmas Day and the park and surrounding businesses were bustling with families playing, talking and eating together. Everyone was wearing a mask only removing them to eat or drink. What a wonderful atmosphere and beautiful, family culture.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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JMC wrote a review Dec 2020
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I love the park at this time of year it's Beautiful and the decorations are great! Especially at night when all the lights are on.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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LuizDutraNeto wrote a review Aug 2020
Rio de Janeiro, RJ8,501 contributions1,522 helpful votes
At the old town of "Santiago de los Caballeros" (the actual "Antigua"), the Spanish conquerors built, as they traditionally did in Spain itself and throughout the Americas, a central square. Here, it is known as "Parque Central", or "Plaza Mayor", a major gathering point and focus of social life for its inhabitants and visitors. At its center, the beautiful "Fuente de las Sirenas" ("Fountain of the Mermaids", in English). At its sides, superb colonial structures, such as the "Catedral de San José" (sided by the ruins of the old "Catedral Primada de Santiago de los Caballeros"), the "Palacio Real de los Capitanes Generales" (the former headquarters of the Spanish government for all Central America), the "Palacio del Ayuntamiento" (the City Hall), the "Portal de las Panaderas" (with historic buildings and old houses) and the "Museo de Santiago de los Caballeros" (the local museum). It is impossible to miss "Parque Central" at any visit to Antigua. Famous "Arco de Santa Catalina" and the impressive "Iglesia de la Merced" are just a few steps away. Enjoy!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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