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Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
 

Antigua Guatemala UNESCO World Heritage Site

 
 
Antigua Guatemala UNESCO World Heritage Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton
1. Antigua Guatemala UNESCO World Heritage Site Marker
Inscription.
La Antigua Guatemala
Santiago de Guatemala

Trazada en 1543, Capital del Reino de Guatemala hasta su traslado en 1775.

Declarada patrimonio de la humanidad e incluida en la lista de la Convención del Patrimonio Cultural Mundial de UNESCO, con el número 65.

Luxor, Egipto 1979. La Antigua Guate 1985.

English translation:
La Antigua, Guatemala, Santiago de Guatemala
Established in 1543, the capital of the Kingdom of Guatemala until being moved in 1775. Declared as global patrimony and included in the World Heritage List of UNESCO, number 65. Luxor, Egypt 1979. La Antigua, Guatemala 1985.
 
Erected 1985.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization marker series.
 
Location. 14° 33.443′ N, 90° 43.995′ W. Marker is in Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez. Marker is on 4ta Calle Poniente, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. The marker is located in the eastern most portion of the corridor of the Antigua Municipality building. Marker is in this post office area: Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez 03001, Guatemala.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
Wide view of Antigua Guatemala UNESCO World Heritage Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton
2. Wide view of Antigua Guatemala UNESCO World Heritage Site Marker
of this marker. Francisco Marroquín (within shouting distance of this marker); First Printing Press in Central America (within shouting distance of this marker); Cathedral of Antigua Guatemala (within shouting distance of this marker); California Avocado Society Thanks Guatemala (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fountain of Antigua's Central Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Sculptor Quirio Cataño (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Pedro Cortés y Larraz (about 120 meters away); Palace of the Captaincy General (about 120 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Antigua Guatemala.
 
Also see . . .  Antigua Guatemala UNESCO World Heritage Site. (Submitted on December 3, 2013, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
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Antigua Guatemala UNESCO World Heritage Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton
3. Antigua Guatemala UNESCO World Heritage Site Marker
The marker is visible in the corridor of the Antigua Municipality Building.
Additional Antigua Guatemala UNESCO World Heritage Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton
4. Additional Antigua Guatemala UNESCO World Heritage Site Marker
This marker from 2004 celebrates the 25th anniversary of Antigua's being named a World Heritage Site. It is directly west of the original marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 502 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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