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Centro de Formacion de la Cooperacion Espanola en La Antigua Guatemala

31 Reviews

Centro de Formacion de la Cooperacion Espanola en La Antigua Guatemala

31 Reviews
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No trip to Guatemala is complete without visiting Antigua, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed city widely considered Guatemala’s crown jewel. This half-day sightseeing tour from Guatemala City makes it possible to visit on even the shortest of time frames—squeeze it into a long layover or make the most of a quick trip without skimping on any of the sights.
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Virginia R wrote a review Mar 2019
Orinda, California, United States815 contributions146 helpful votes
We stopped in the "center" with an idea to sit and have a refreshment which we enjoyed outside amount the "Ruins". A welcome respite when touring Antigua. We walked through the galleries afterward and were pleasant surprised to find treasures of archeology, vessels with faces and bodies decorating them. Varied and beautiful! Also an exhibit of children's paintings which were remarkable. This is definitely worth a stop.
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Date of experience: March 2019
mla wrote a review Nov 2017
calgary67 contributions3 helpful votes
This impressive ruin has been converted into a restaurant and exhibition space for contemporary art. The large building housing the CFCE Cafe hosts a library, a cafe, and an exhibition area, as well as a beautiful, green central patio. Admission is free. One has to check one's bags at the entrance, with a free (locking) locker available. You can walk in and visit and enjoy the delightful café and courtyard just about any time. In additional, there are often cultural events and art on display. The restoration of the grounds is lovely. CFCE Cafe is surprisingly nice and often relatively empty. It has free wifi available. There is usually something going on, and it is right in the middle of town. CFCE Cafe is a little pricey with not much variety (food wise) but it is a lovely spot to retreat to.
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Date of experience: November 2017
EMILE D wrote a review May 2017
Guatemala City, Guatemala5,415 contributions207 helpful votes
Impressive! Located at one block from de central park. You enter the site and you automatically enter to a beautiful ancient world. You can find several galleries of national and international art. There are beautiful well maintaned gardens, corridors, archs, colors of walls, everything is well conserved. There is a church with ruin walls and facade that is simply amazing! I loved this place from the entrance to all its different and interesting ambiences. You can also enjoy sorroundings with a good book, while having a cup of coffee at the coffee shop in the interior garden. Highly recommended for tourists and locals. There is no fee for entrance.
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Date of experience: April 2017
KayleeShepheard wrote a review Apr 2017
Batemans Bay, Australia547 contributions50 helpful votes
We just saw this from the outside but were very impressed by the beauty of the building. It is situated very close to the main area of town.
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Date of experience: April 2017
Sonia D wrote a review Jan 2017
Madison, Wisconsin479 contributions2 helpful votes
This large building hosts a library, a cafe, and an exhibition area, as well as a beautiful green central patio. I like to come here with my two boys when we are in Antigua and visit the children's library. It's a nice quiet "break" from the rest of the city. The children's library is small and unless you live in Antigua you can't check anything out, but there are some toys to play with and books you can read. They also host regular family events on Saturdays, but I have never made it to one so I can't comment. Note: you can't bring food into the CFCE (once we tried to get in with ice cream cones), and you have to check your bags at the entrance.
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Date of experience: March 2016
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