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Casa Santo Domingo on the grounds of the Santo Domingo Monastery was once home to the order of Santo Domingo de Guzmán, but today is a hotel with museums and a chapel.
Casa Santo Domingo on the grounds of the Santo Domingo Monastery was once home to the order of Santo Domingo de Guzmán, but today is a hotel with museums and a chapel. The Archaeological Museum displays ceramic and stone artifacts from the Mayan Classic Period (200 – 900 AD), while the Museum of Pre-Columbian Art and Modern Glass displays Pre-Hispanic artifacts. The Colonial Museum focuses on art and culture during the colonial era which lasted from 1519 to 1821, exhibiting paintings, sculpture, and silverwork. The complex also has the Sacatepéquez Arts and Popular Handcrafts Museum or Silver Museum, Pharmacy Museum, Jades Museum, Chapel of our Lady of the Rosary and a Pottery and Wax Workshop.
Formally known as the 'Convento e Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Pilar de Zaragoza' (Convent and Church of Our Lady of the Pillar of Zaragoza), the Convento de las Capuchinas is an 18th century convent designed by Diego de Porres that was the last one to be built in the city
Learn about the history of cacao and chocolate, and how chocolate is made from the beans at the ChocoMuseo
Founded in 1699 by the Order of Poor Clare nuns from Mexico, the Convento de Santa Clara has been ravaged by earthquakes over the centuries
The Iglesia de San Francisco el Grande is one of the most visited ruins in Antigua Guatemala for its shrine of Santo Hermano Pedro
The Saint Joseph Cathedral, better known as the Antigua Guatemala Cathedral, is a 16th century church that was one of the largest in Central America during its heyday
Parque Central is the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Antigua Guatemala, the central square with historical buildings, shops and restaurants where locals and tourists descend for fun and entertainment