Antigua Guatemala, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a colonial city that boasts almost 500 years of history, with exceptional views of the Fuego and Acatenango volcanoes. It was founded on March 10, 1543, and served as the third capital of Guatemala. This colorful city still retains restored buildings from the 16th century, and can be explored on foot through its cobblestone streets. Hotel San Rafael is fortunate to be located in this beautiful city, surrounded by its historic attractions, including the Palace of the Captains General, the Santa Catalina Arch and Convent, the Main Square, and the Antigua Cathedral. Guests can also enjoy the city’s traditional crafts, typical textiles, ceramics, silver and gold products, and delicious cuisine.