Arco de Santa Catalina
Antigua's iconic arch was built in 1694 to enable nuns to cross the street without being seen; the clock tower is a 19th-century add-on.
Convento de Santa Teresa
Until recently the city prison, this edifice was initially built as a convent for the Carmelite order from Lima, Peru. Much of the...
Iglesia y Convento de Nuestra Señora de la Merced
At the northern end of 5a Av is La Merced – a striking yellow building trimmed with plaster filigree. The squat, thick-walled structure...
Las Vibras de la Casbah
It's quite a party most nights at this split-level disco near the Santa Catalina arch: plenty of selfies, vapor shots and EDM form the...
Dedicated to Ms Kahlo, this ever-busy bar-restaurant does Jalisco-style posole, shrimp tacos and other tasty Mexican fare. Live music on...
5a Av Norte 29 · interesting places nearby
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This sprawling hall boasts a huge collection of Maya clothing, as well as hundreds of masks, wood carvings, kites, paintings, refrigerator magnets and assorted Maximón figurines. The huipiles, cortes, fajas and other garments are arranged by region, so it makes for a fascinating visit whether you're buying or not.