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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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Plaza Mayor | City Center, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed yesterday

Always bustling with both locals and tourists. Lots of street vendors but never too pushy. A good place to people-watch.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank andioverton1
Reviewed 5 days ago

In the midst of the hustle and bustle of Antigua, this lovely park has a cool fountain and places to walk around. Since I was with a group of ten, we did not get hassled by the artisans trying to sell us things. This is...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Jody1975
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A cute little park to chill and relax with a cup of fresh brewed Guatemalan coffee..many locals will find there way to try and sell you trinkets and such. Not pushy but many of them.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Pama72
Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is teeming with people . The vendors will try and sell you their stuff and for most part they are not pushy . Bought mango with lime juice and sat and watched the birds and took photos of lovely buildings

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Frexinet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't miss a stroll through Central park plaza which is buzzing with activity of artisans plying their colorful arts and crafts on gawking tourists and other vendors with a variety of tasty treats to eat. The lovely park is filled with trees and flowers and...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Lynne A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very busy place with a unique fountain, and plenty of semi aggressive street vendors. Overall a place to check out.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank advcards
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoy walking about and having your shoes shined by experts. Pleasant environment and centrally located.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank GeorgeD945
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This main central plaza surrounded. Y many heritage gorgeous buildings and church is an unmissable in antigua. It has a shady plaza area where the main fountain and many big trees covered the area, typical to the colonial square in many colonial towns in Latin...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Suwatss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing “unusual” or outstanding. It’s a lovely common ground/park area. Lots of locals, crowded and people pushing their wares. If you are looking for someone to give you an impromptu walking tour this would be a good place to start.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank clpayne
Reviewed 18 October 2019 via mobile

Very beautiful plaza. All kinds of shops and food vendors (including a Wendy’s) along the perimeter. Other vendors have push carts. But the vendors, in local garb, are relentless. They hound you even after you tell them no. Very annoying. Takes away from the plaza.

Date of experience: October 2019
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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)
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