Fodor's Expert Review Parque Centro América

Quetzaltenango (Xelaju) Plaza/Square

The city's central plaza, ablaze with pepper trees, is one of the most beautiful in Central America. It is surrounded by neoclassical architectural masterpieces, most of which date from the early 20th century (earthquakes took their toll on older colonial structures), such as the magnificent building called Pasaje Enríquez, built in 1900 in the style of a center-city European shopping arcade. Bees buzz around the park's numerous flower beds. Be careful if you're susceptible to harm from their stings.


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12 Av. and 4 C.
Quetzaltenango, Quetzaltenango  09001, Guatemala

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