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Now commonly referred to as just Antigua (or La Antigua), the city was one of the grand colonial capitals of the Spanish Empire in America from the 16th-18th centuries. Under the name Santiago de los Caballeros de Guatemala, it was the original "Guatemala City". A disastrous earthquake in 1773 destroyed or damaged most of the city, and the Spanish crown ordered the capital moved to a new city, what became the modern Guatemala City. In 1776 this old city was ordered abandoned. Not everyone left,

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Things to Do in Antigua Guatemala

Casa Santo Domingo
Acatenango Volcano
Pacaya Volcano
ChocoMuseo
Arco de Santa Catalina
The Plaza Central Park
La Merced
Cerro de la Cruz
Church of San Francisco
Convento de las Capuchinas

Where to Stay in Antigua Guatemala

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Antigua Guatemala Weather: Average Temperature

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