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Address: Av. Norte and 2 Calle Poniente 5, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
Phone Number:
832-0184
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This monumental arch was built as a passageway between the monastery and...

This monumental arch was built as a passageway between the monastery and adjoining school. The buildings were constructed to accommodate an increase in religious followers during the 17th century.

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This is the landmark of Antigua. Everybody taking pictures and selfies. So many people. And so many sellers although the ladies are picturesque with colourfur dresses. But if... read more

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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is the landmark of Antigua. Everybody taking pictures and selfies. So many people. And so many sellers although the ladies are picturesque with colourfur dresses. But if accommodated in that hotel next to the arch. The bells are ringing all night long ...

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Aarhus, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a typical turist place. Lots of people. Its a beautiful picture you can get from here :) lots of good, but not cheap restaurants.

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Clovis, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

All visitors to Antigua have t go see the Arco. Its the bell tower and once the center of the area. Cobbled streets and restaurants surround it. Take a horse drawn carriage ride arund town and it will take you here.

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The beautiful Arco. I loved it, I couldn't stop taking pictures of it with the volcano in the background. You definitely have to see it! It's on one of the main roads, so you can eat and shop there as well.

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Boulder, CO
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Vibrant, exciting, pedestrian street with excellent shopping and restaurants. Complete with street performers for locals as well as tourists. Many Guatemalan women selling handicrafts.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the iconic symbol of the City! Make sure that you walk around this area is a beautiful street . At the end there is the amazing Church of La Merced a must see

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New York City
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a scenic structure on a well-lighted pedestrian street. The street leads to the Archbishop’s Square on one end and Central Park on the other. Due make a point of strolling here and stopping to shop, have a drink or meal, or just to soak in the local atmosphere. This is quintessential Antigua and this architectural landmark shouldn’t be... More 

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Lakewood, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked this way a million times on our stay and never got tired of the beautiful view. There are some beautiful shops and restaurants along the way and always natives hawking their wares. But that's part of the charm of this city.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the end of our trip and I loved being here. The environment here was very chilled. And I loved walking around with friends or by myself.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty street and one of the most iconic points in Antigua so definitley head that way and check it out. You will have to wait for people to stop taking selfies to get a picture without other tourists in! Some nice shops and cafes nearby

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