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Antigua, Guatemala Architecture and Churches Gallery of Photos

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Antigua, Guatemala Architecture and Churches Antigua doesn’t disappoint!  This town brims with colonial Spanish architecture and churches that show off the baroque style of buildings that are ornate and over the top in beauty.  A series of earthquakes in the 1700s destroyed many of them spurring the Spanish to move the capital, then called Santiago […]

A Guatemalan Historical Site You Shouldn't Miss - Antigua, Guatemala

A Guatemalan Historical Site You Shouldn’t Miss – Antigua, Guatemala

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A must see Guatemalan historical site is Antigua, Guatemala.  It’s one the oldest and shining examples of early Spanish colonial city planning in Latin America.  A basic grid plan that dates back to 1543!   Its religious, private and government buildings are some of the best preserved Spanish colonial architecture in Guatemala.  Walking on its cobblestone streets […]