- local area
LA BODEGONA MARKET
La Bodegoa is the largest supermarket in the area. Ideal to make purchases of personal input, for a long trip, etc.
Pedro de Betancourth Hospital
This is de national hospital located at San Felipe de Jesus, for any emergency you can go, you do not need any medical insurance or particular requirement.
"Pensativo" Stadium Footbool
if you want to go to enjoy a game of football or just spend a sports morning, the stadium is the option.
Open only on weekends or when having a game of football
Cultural Center Roof
Translated in Spanish as 'La Azotea Cultural Center', the Cultural Center Roof of Antigua is a fantastic place to stop by when touring around Guatemala. Just a short distance from the city of Antigua and in the town of Jocotenango, this attraction includes an equestrian club, an on-site restaurant and three museums offering visitors information on the ancient customs and culture of Antigua. Coffee lovers will appreciate a stop by the coffee museum to learn how coffee is grown, harvested and processed.
Church of San Francisco
Antigua, Guatemala is famous for its church ruins and this church is yet another one that anyone interested in architecture and religion will enjoy. Dating back to 1542, it is one of the oldest churches in Antigua. In the colonial era it was a cultural center that offered the community music rooms, a hospital, educational classes, a monastery and a printing press. See Solomonic-style columns, a large Atreus and the tomb of "Hermano Pedro de Betancur", who had founded the Hospital of Belen.
Church and Convent of the Capuchin
As one of the finest examples of an 18th-century convent and consecrated in 1736, the Church and Convent of the Capuchin in Guatemala is famous around the world. Visitors interested in learning about religion in Guatemala enjoy seeing this well-preserved convent. Much of it was destroyed during an earthquake and it is now considered an archaeological site. There is only a small fee to enter and the courtyard is beautiful with its flowing fountain and colorful bougainvillea trees.
The Maya culture believed that Jade had more value than gold. Known to have some of the best Jade in the world, Guatemala is home to the Jade Museum where these lovely gems are showcased. Visitors can learn all about the history of Jade and see how it is positioned in all types of jewelry, as well as learn about the history, culture and customs of the country.
Central Park of Antigua
Referred to as the "heart" of Antigua, the Central Park of Antigua (Parque Central) is the perfect place for history buffs and museum lovers. Rich in history, this attraction is home to a variety of colonial-style government buildings, the Palace of the Captain Generals, the Church of San José, City Hall and the Archbishop's Palace. Families, friends and couples visit this park for people watching, an ice cream on a hot day, a little shopping and to educate themselves on Antigua's fascinating history.
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