Antigua Guatemala

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Statue that is in the museum that is part of Hotel Museo Spa Casa Santo Domingo, Antigua Guatemala

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Side door of Iglesia de La Merced, Antigua Guatemala

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Ruins of convent that are part of Hotel Museo Spa Casa Santo Domingo, Antigua Guatemala

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Courtyard of Hotel Museo Spa Casa Santo Domingo, Antigua Guatemala

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Courtyard of Hotel Museo Spa Casa Santo Domingo, Antigua Guatemala

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Courtyard of Hotel Museo Spa Casa Santo Domingo, Antigua Guatemala

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Entrance to Jade Museum, Antigua, Guatemala

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Fountain in town square of Antigua Guatemala

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Vendors at Hotel Museo Spa Casa Santo Domingo, Antigua Guatemala

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Jade Carvings, Jade Museum, Antigua, Guatemala

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Jade Carvings, Jade Museum, Antigua, Guatemala

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Entrance to Jade Museum, Antigua, Guatemala

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Courtyard of Hotel Museo Spa Casa Santo Domingo, Antigua Guatemala

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Building facing the town square in Antigua Guatemala

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Jade, Jade Museum, Antigua, Guatemala

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Jade Carvings, Jade Museum, Antigua, Guatemala

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Restored synctuary that is part of Hotel Museo Spa Casa Santo Domingo, Antigua Guatemala

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Restored synctuary that is part of Hotel Museo Spa Casa Santo Domingo, Antigua Guatemala

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Iglesia de La Merced, Antigua, Guatemala

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Jade Carvings, Jade Museum, Antigua, Guatemala

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Ruins of convent that are part of Hotel Museo Spa Casa Santo Domingo, Antigua Guatemala

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Jade Carvings, Jade Museum, Antigua, Guatemala

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Jade Carvings, Jade Museum, Antigua, Guatemala

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Jade Carvings, Jade Museum, Antigua, Guatemala

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Jade Carvings, Jade Museum, Antigua, Guatemala

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Ruins of convent that are part of Hotel Museo Spa Casa Santo Domingo, Antigua Guatemala

Antigua, the capital of the Captaincy-General of Guatemala, was founded in the early 16th century. It is a UNESCO World Heritahe Site. Built 1,500 m above sea-level, in an earthquake-prone region, it was largely destroyed by an earthquake in 1773 but its principal monuments are still preserved as ruins. In the space of under three centuries the city, which was built on a grid pattern inspired by the Italian Renaissance, acquired a number of superb monuments.