Palacio de los Capitanes Generales

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Standing on the west side of Plaza de Armas, this 18C palace symbolising the military force of the colonial power and later of the republic's presidency is a fine example of the splendours of the Baroque style. Trees grow in its charming central patio, where stands a marble statue of Christopher Columbus (1862). This impoing building today houses the Museo de la Ciudad dedicated to the city's history, an epic tale which is here richly illustrated.

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Plaza de Armas

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