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Paseo de los Museos

Located on the grounds of Hotel Casa Santo Domingo, the beautifully-presented Paseo de los Museos, or Museums Promenade, allows access to the most significant areas of the Santo Domingo convent ruins, including old burial crypts and the ruined church. The complex of museums displays colonial religious art, Mayan artifacts, modern glass sculptures, contemporary international and local art, traditional handicrafts from the region, and an antique pharmaceutical collection. Each museum has detailed information and history in English and Spanish. Watch craftsmen in the candle and pottery workshops and browse in their store. Ask for a map upon entering; it’s included in the entrance fee.

Here are some related tips to help plan your trip to Antigua: Centro Cultural La Azotea, Museo Mesoamericano del Jade, Jades, S.A. Factory, Showroom & Museum and Palacio Del Ayuntamiento – Museo De Santiago, Museo Del Libro Antiguo.

By Lucy Brown

27 Oct 2009

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