I enjoyed seeing this cathedral both at night and during the day. After dark it is lit up beautifully and is very majestic. Inside is a little disappointing compared to the outside but it is worth a visit.
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Once you learn what happened to Antigua in the 1700s, these ruins will mean much more to you than just a pile of rubble. They truly tell a story of the early days of the city evoking a past that is rich with memories. Strolling...More
If you are short on time/money/interest in ruins then the cathedral ruins are the ones you must see. Right off the side road from the central plaza these are really beautiful and photogenic remains representative of, but more impressive than, others you can visit
Step through those beautiful handcrafted wood doors and you will be awe struck by all the beauty and history on the other side. Do not go to Antigua without visiting this majestic cathedral!
Splendid Santiago Cathedral, in front of the beautiful and clean central park; Full of history and worthy of visiting it at 6:00 am when the town is silent and cold. Its ruins in the back are beautiful; In addition its rear part is rejuvenated. Very...More
This is a beautiful church which over looks the main plaza. Sadly, we were only there for the day and the church was not open. We aren't really sure why, but one local told us it had to do with lent. Nonetheless, we were a...More
And is lovely, as is the whole town. So spend sometime in the cathedral but spend some more time outside talking to the delightful locals who, although they would love to sell you something, are equally delighted to exchange a few words of Spanish with...More
This is right on the central Plaza and worth a short visit. As it was just prior to Easter, statues were covered and it was somber atmosphere.
The facade of this church is stunning. It's in a convenient location right next to the Central Park. Make sure you check this out if you're in Antigua