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Antigua Guatemala Destination Guide

Touring Antigua Guatemala in Guatemala

Antigua Guatemala in the region of Sacatepéquez with its 39,368 citizens is a city located in Guatemala - some 16 mi or ( 25 km ) West of New Guatemala , the country's capital city .

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Time in Antigua Guatemala is now 04:19 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " America/Guatemala " with a UTC offset of -6 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Belmopan, Belize City, San Salvador, Santa Tecla, and Zaragoza. Being here already, consider visiting Belmopan . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Antigua Guatemala ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Greg vs. The Volcano - Mt. Pacaya, Guatemala, with lava!

0:43 min by gs117
Views: 45162 Rating: 4.57

This is just me jamming a stick into an active lava flow of Mt. Pacaya near the city of Antigua in Guatemala. ..

Another Morning in Antigua Guatemala

5:25 min by gregbule
Views: 7968 Rating: 5.00

I own a vacation home in Antigua Guatemala. Here is A collection of video clips/pics that I took on several morning strolls on my visit during April 2010. ..


Price Reduced $1850000 - New Luxury Home For Sale - Antigua Guatemala - Fully Furnished

4:31 min by Antiguafinehomes
Views: 1751 Rating: 5.00

www.antiguafinehomes.com This new 8600 Sq. Ft home is built on a corner lot in the most prestigious and sought after residential development in Antigua. The home comes completely furnished and equippe ..

A Lazy Day in Antigua, Guatemala

1:51 min by overlander
Views: 1282 Rating: 5.00

travel videos www.overlander.tv Antigua Guatemala - The kinda place a traveller finds hard to leave. Capturing an average tourist day in Antigua, Guatemala. Coffee, Chocolate, haircut, local food, loc ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Sacatepéquez Department

Sacatepéquez is one of the 22 departments of Guatemala. Population estimate 265,500 in 2000. The name comes from Sacatepéquez, a city from November 21, 1542 until July 29, 1773 when it was destroyed by the Santa Marta earthquake. Sacatepéquez means grasshill in the Pipil Maya dialect. The capital of Sacatepéquez is Antigua Guatemala. Other important cities include Ciudad Vieja.

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Located at 14.56 -90.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Departments of Guatemala, Sacatepéquez Department

Antigua Guatemala Cathedral

Saint Joseph Cathedral (Spanish: Catedral de San José) is a Roman Catholic church in Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala. The original church was built around 1541, but suffered several earthquakes throughout its history, and the first church building was demolished in 1669. The cathedral was rebuilt and consecrated in 1680. By 1743 the cathedral was one of the largest in Central America.

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Located at 14.56 -90.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
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Antigua Guatemala

Antigua Guatemala (commonly referred to as just Antigua or la Antigua) is a city in the central highlands of Guatemala famous for its well-preserved Spanish Baroque influenced architecture as well as a number of spectacular ruins of colonial churches. It has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Antigua Guatemala serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of the same name. It also serves as the departmental capital of Sacatepéquez Department.

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Located at 14.57 -90.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Antigua Guatemala, Colonial Central America, Guatemala City, Municipalities of the Sacatepéquez Department, New Spain, Populated places established in 1543, Populated places in Guatemala, Spanish Colonial architecture, World Heritage Sites in Guatemala

1717 Guatemala earthquake

1717 Guatemala earthquakeDate September 29, 1717 (1717-09-29)Magnitude ~7.4 MwDepth n/dEpicenter Probably in or around Antigua GuatemalaCountries or regions 22x20px GuatemalaCasualties n/d The 1717 Guatemala earthquake was an earthquake that struck Guatemala on September 29, 1717 and had an estimated magnitude of 7.4 Mw.

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Located at 14.57 -90.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
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Estadio Pensativo

Estadio Pensativo is a football stadium in Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala. The venue is home to second division club Antigua GFC (Panzas Verdes), and has a maximum capacity of 9,000 people. The stadium is also the home of women's first division club Santiago de los Caballeros, and in 2011 it hosted three matches of the 2011 CONCACAF U-17 Championship qualification between Panama, Honduras, and Guatemala.

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Located at 14.57 -90.74 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
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