"UNESCO World Heritage Site" Top 5 Page for this destination Antigua Guatemala by VinTolucci

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Antigua Valley View

This is the wonderful view from el cerrito in Antigua. This is the same place where the monumental cross is located up on the hill.

Antigua is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is full of charm and surrounded by volcanoes. There is much to see and do here. Stay a few nights and you will also be delighted.

The Volcan de Agua

There is a story to the volcan de agua and how it came to be named. They say torrential rains collected inside the volcano until one day it had collected so much water it spewed water causing heavy damage to the surrounding valley. I just wish the weather would cooperate with me and allow for a clear unobstructed view of the volcano and a fabulous shot.

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  • Pros:Easy to get around.
  • Cons:Hard to get stamps.
  • In a nutshell:Perfect hub for any trip, very safe.
  • Last visit to Antigua Guatemala: Mar 2004
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Jan 20, 2008 at 10:36 PM

    great page!

  • Jun 17, 2007 at 4:54 PM

    So True!! The most interesting volcano is Fuego. It is active and has been acting up lately!

  • Jun 13, 2007 at 8:39 PM

    anyone thinking of going here, make sure to go on a clear day. i didnt and there were clouds covering half the volcano. if u go on a good day though you can get some really good pics.

  • Hopkid's Profile Photo
    Nov 10, 2006 at 6:50 PM

    Nice tips here! Should come in handy on my trip there next June! Thanks!

  • LuisGuimaraes's Profile Photo
    Sep 1, 2006 at 5:41 PM

    These Antigua images make me dream! I love the volcano always in the background. Fantastic!

  • ezaguryk's Profile Photo
    Jul 27, 2006 at 7:22 AM

    Thanks for your comments!!!! hope to see you around..........

  • zlatiq's Profile Photo
    Jun 23, 2006 at 5:13 PM

    i love the volcano photos:)is it always this cloudy?thanks for the info:)

  • CC81's Profile Photo
    Apr 25, 2006 at 9:30 PM

    Hey Vinie, did you visit the museums in Antigua? I can take you, you`ll see they are great...

  • hekate's Profile Photo
    Nov 22, 2005 at 11:44 PM

    Hey, Vin, you did a great job here. Wonderful pics and interesting tips :)

  • pigletsmom's Profile Photo
    Jan 26, 2005 at 8:38 AM

    Great page with lovey photos. I'm hoping to get down there in May.


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