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A popular gathering place on Sundays, this central park is filled with textile vendors, food stalls and musical performances.
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Architectonic but it is dangerous. Too much thieves and bums. Just recommendable to take a few shots and leave.

Thank denissedaniela912018
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

It is the most important square of Guatemala and heart of Old Town. You can find there several beautiful historical buildings: Cathedral Metropolitana, Palazio Nacional and many others.

Thank pawel_hbg
Reviewed 23 March 2018

This is a very large plaza which is surrounded by some superb public buildings which lend themselves to being photographed.

Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Outside is great, many good photos, but... Three days and five attempts to enter a public building, security would turn me away with explanation of one more hour. I went the last day at 1030, they said 1100, then I returned at 1300, they said...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

A beautiful plaza, yes. Relaxing when there are not a lot of people. But we were there at the end of the month when everyone gets paid. A huge open air market began to happen. Thousands of people started pouring in. We were turned to...More

Thank Andrea T
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Visited the plaza just a couple of days before Christmas and there was a holiday festival including an ice skating rink! It was fun to see the kids (and adults) with bicycle helmets on...hanging on to the sides of the rink in front of the...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The main plaza is always something good to check out in Latin America. As far as plazas go, this one is fine, not great. It's pretty to see the cathedral and the national palace. We went on a Sunday so there were lots of vendors...More

Thank uclatraveler9
Reviewed 29 June 2017

To look at the national palace, the cathedral and most of the surroundings makes you travel a lot of years back, when visiting it is a must

Thank Carlos G
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Situated in the City Centre of Guatemala City, this is the place where practically the modern city of Guatemala City ends. Surrounded by impressive structures like the The Metropolitan Cathedral and Palacio Nacional, you could easily spend quite some time here. At the time we...More

1  Thank Dr_B_Maitra
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This is an interesting plaza surrounded by many fascinating buildings. It's a good place to have a seat and people watch.

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