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Antigua is one of the best preserved cities in the world, visiting the Central Park is a must.
With the mermaid fountain, its stone streets, the cathedral.
You can find a plaque in the actual policy office in front of the park, commemorating when Antigua...More
Both geographically and culturally -- people gather there and it is a hubbub of activity. The fountain in the center is interesting -- mermaids shooting water out of their breasts. It's a great location for people watching. Also a great spot for vendors to try...More
The park is a good place to sit and watch the world go by. People selling things are very friendly and will leave you alone once they realise you are not buying. The real problem are the pigeons. This has only happened recently, but visitors...More
Definitely a tourist trap that can be avoided unless you are looking for Indian trinkets or fabrics. Full of hippies, Indians, beggars, con artists and a few legitimate folks trying to scrape a living off of the tourists. It is pretty central to everything in...More
The park itself is nice. It seems well maintained and nice place to pass some time watching people. Alas, if you look remotely like a tourist, you'll want to steer clear of spending any time here. The street vendors, who apparently shouldn't even be there,...More
In Plaza Central Park (Parque Central de Antigua) you will always find how to enertain yourself, just sitting in a bench and whatch all sorts of locals and tourists pass by is great. Around the Park you may find several expresso coffee stores so you...More