The plaza principal, better known as the parque central, is the heart of Antigua. It is a hive of activity with tourists sightseeing, school children playing, older people sitting on the benches gossiping, ice-cream and balloon men hawking their goods, indigena women selling woven products, and churchgoers passing through. La Llamada de las Sirenas (The Sirens' Call), the fountain for which Antigua is famous, is in the park.
Considered the center of town, the plaza is the starting point for street numbers. Roads running east west are called Calle (C) meaning street, Ori...Read More