Iconic arch in Antigua. Great photo spot. On a commercial street with many shops as well as many street vendors.
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The arch is a great meeting place and a favorite so pot for photography. Nearby is a wonderful place to buy ethical handmade crafts and weaving, Nim Pot.
Part of the colonial atmosphere. Just walk around and enjoy the city. The sites are magnificent and often missed by shoppers. Take a day to learn about this beautiful place.
Our hotel was right around the corner, so we walked under this countless times during our trip. Sometimes it's quiet, sometimes very busy with cameras everywhere. There are many shops and restaurants within a few steps including one of our favorites, Fridas.
This was a beautiful site and the street was very busy and fun to walk down. It's really a must see in Colonial Antigua.
This is the iconic landmark of Antigua. It was built in 1694 to enable nuns to cross the street from the Convent to the gardens without being seen. The clock tower is a later addition. It is well situated between the Main Square and La...More
Any time Antigua is represented in advertising for Guatemala or especially Antigua, this is the shot.
Fabulous History in Antigua and we came across this as we meandered around the city. This bridge was built to allow the Nuns to cross without being seen. Fabulous architecture all over the city and this was one example
Part of the attractions of old Antigua it is a must see. The nuns had a pathway on top so they could cross without being seen. Colonial architecture.
I don't know how to describe all of the rich history we were able to absorb and learn throughout this beautiful town. There is so much to see in such a small area.