Palacios de Los Capitanes Generales

Palacios de Los Capitanes Generales by Rudy Girón

Even though at first I didn’t like the pastel yellow plaster applied to the newly restored Palacio de los Capitanes Generales, now I have to admit it is growing on me.

Here’s the background information about the restoration works:

After two and half years and Q16 millions/$2 millions spent in renovations Palacio de Los Capitanes has finally opened again. The new façade is painted with yellow and white paint. According to an article in Prensa Libre, CNPAG, the entity in charge of restoring and protecting La Antigua Guatemala, also removed 15 tons of extra weight. There is still a second restoration phase quoted at Q14 million more to be done.

If you’re interested in looking at the façade of Palacio de Los Capitanes before the renovations, please follow the white rabbit to the Palacio de Los Capitanes archives.

  1. Arches Are Us
  2. Visit The Time Tunnel
  3. Captains’ Palace at night in Antigua Guatemala
  4. Architectonic Details: Arches
  5. Leaders of Guatemala’s Independence Movement
  6. Municipal Band Concerts on Fridays

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