Central Guatemala: Cathedral of Guatemala City
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More photos in the vicinity:
Pedestrians at the Plaza Mayor
Drink Kiosk in Front of Palacio Nacional
|The cathedral of Guatemala City ("Catedral Metropolitana" built between 1782 and 1815) is an unsurpassed example of neoclassical architecture of its era. It was one of the few buildings which survived the devastating earthquake of 1917.
Date: Dec 21, 2004
Longitude: -90° 31.04'
Latitude: 14° 37.88'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08