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The Plaza Central Park

Plaza Mayor | City Center, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7832 4801
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This town square, with tree-lined streets and old colonial buildings, is a popular gathering place for locals and tourists.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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“people watch” (83 reviews)
“street vendors” (46 reviews)
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Plaza Mayor | City Center, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7832 4801
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been visiting Antigua, Guatemala for 10 years now and never fail to spend time in Central Park while we are there. At the center of town, it is the perfect place to sit with a cup of coffee from Cafe Barista and people...More

Thank mlh6231
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great cool location to watch the world go by. The street vendors are charming and not pushy, selling jewellery which we found to be remarkable value. We were there for a Friday evening, a local band was playing and it was just a perfect evening

Thank GardenerJ1
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love people watching this is the place to go. You get to see locals hanging out, turists doing their thing, street vendors with all sort of different tipical and non tipical stuff to sell, kids, drunks, packpackers, beggars, and just about any other...More

Thank Ronald R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An enjoying evening watching people gathering around. Relaxed atmosphere. A lot of local people trying tot sell their stuf, but not to much of a push.

Thank Hans B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good central meeting point as well as an opportunity to sample the hustle and bustle of Antiguan life. Wander amongst the handicraft and souvenir shops as be prepared for non-stop approaches by street sellers.

Thank Antalyaman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's really nice! They have maintained it well and makes it easy to find your way around. It's a nice communal area to just observe people.

Thank Deepa A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always so pleasant to walk by the plaza and mentally travel back a few hundred years. Mingle with the locals and visitors from numerous countries.

Thank Angel M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good spot to people watch and chill. Central as you’d imagine to get everywhere. Just watch your purse/phone/camera and deal with the hawkers... DEFinately Central to being ‘sold to’ But still, sit down and watch the locals enjoy their beautiful town

Thank LittleSwissLou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My cousing and i like to seat there and talk to the local vendors,best way to get all your souvenirs cheaper than in the markets while you seat ,talk and bargain with them. The park is beautiful,cool and the falling water in the fountain is...More

Thank myopal55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the central park of this town has a wonderful waterfowl and many people enjoy their time walking around and talking with each other. This place is from 17th century and has many sites to see

Thank Sierrita
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Rose F
October 11, 2016|
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Response from Drew E | Reviewed this property |
You'll find that most places in Central America will take U.S. currency but you will most likely get a better conversion rate if you have the countries local currency ( Guatemala Quetzal)