Tanque de la Union
Tanque de la Union
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Rob C
San Jose, CA2,115 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021
This is where the ladies of Antigua used to send their servants to do laundry, back in the bad-ole-days of the encomiendas. Today it's a fountain and all the washbasins are empty. It is still a cool shady spot to sit down and mellow out. Mayan ladies will try to sell you their wares when you're there which is to be expected. Free access and a nice park with a church stretching in front of the structure.
Written 13 April 2021
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Flitz8-A foodie travels
Amsterdam, The Netherlands3,027 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021 • Solo
I didn't know much about this place but it looks really good at night when lit up, vendors in area and few restaurants
Written 10 February 2021
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LuizDutraNeto
Rio de Janeiro, RJ8,621 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
At the historic center of Antigua and not far from "Parque Central", stands "Plaza y Tanque La Unión". This is a small square or park, with seating benches, palm trees and a few street vendors, selling souvenirs and typical food. It was inaugurated in 1853 and was initially known as "Plaza de San José". At one ot the square's sides, neo classical arches side 22 exquisite washing tanks - the old communal laundry, envisaged at a time when most Antiguan homes did not have proper washing facilities. Here, local housewives would gather to do their washing tasks and socialize with neighbors and relatives. Later, in 1925, its name was changed to "Plaza y Tanque La Unión" and it is still there. No more as a laundry, but as a historic and interesting attraction of Antigua. After the earthquake of 1976, the site was somehow damaged and was completely renovated in 1979. A quick visit, some pics and keep going. There is still a lot to visit at this beautiful city - a Unesco's appointed "World Heritage Site". Enjoy!
Written 17 August 2020
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301lisa33
Coventry, UK1,917 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
This is a the colonial communal laundry. It is a beautiful space, near to the central plaza. Surprisingly big. Crystal clear water. Fascinating, and would be a good thing to show children
Written 19 June 2020
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Rustylucky
London37 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
A small park where people laze around. A few vendors selling typical food. A bustle of colours and smells. It is well maintained and safe.
Written 22 April 2020
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bucketlisttravellers
Sydney, Australia3,783 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
This small park has a few food vendors selling snacks and local food. Apparently washerwomen come here as well, but we didn't notice that when we were here.
Written 25 February 2020
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Nancy Tingman
Montreal, Canada6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
A beautiful place to visit & next to the people's park! Must visit and see the old ways of washing clothes before washing machines!
Written 21 February 2020
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andioverton1
San Francisco, CA7 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 • Couples
Where women used to do their wash in bygone days. But there are no signs to say how and when, or if it is in use any more (I think not). Also, the neighboring park is under reconstruction, surrounded by ugly green corrugated fencing which makes an unattractive background and is again with no explanations.
Written 21 November 2019
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Heguang Z
1,365 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 • Couples
Nice little park and plaza lined with palm trees. There a more locals and vendors for locals here than the central plaza. Nice photo spot. On a clear day you may see the volcano erupting from the distance.
Written 4 September 2019
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Michael C
Fort Collins, CO5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Friends
Always nice to walk by en route to ruins and attractions in this part of town, good views of the Fuego volcano, which is still regularly active (as of June 2019).
Written 8 July 2019
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