Things to see in Antigua Guatemala

Tips from real travelers about attractions and what to see in Antigua Guatemala.
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  • An unforgettable journey experiencing a single country like Guatemala. It has a big impact on culture because the people are so attached to their indigenous roots and proud of these. Besides these cultural qualities, is a country wi...
  • El Arco de Santa Catalina is the symbol of Antigua. Constructed in the year 1649 for the nuns of the Convent of Mercy Nuetra, it was reconstructed along with the clock tower in the 19th century after the earthquakes before. One can ...
  • Antigua is a World Heritage city, and has well-preserved Spanish Renaissance architecture, churches and the environment is a charming place and a must if you are traveling through Guatemala. Although quite touristy, the ambient in t...
  • The Arco de Santa Catalina is one of the most famous sites for visitors to see in Antigua Guatemala, and is situated on Fifth Avenue North. Built in the 17th century, it was used to connect it to the Santa Catalina convent of cloist...
  • The views are taken from this mound are impressive, especially if the day is clear, with the volcano on the Water front. Although it is not a good idea to climb by yourself, they organize group trips and I went up 2 times. It does n...
  • This happened for Easter ... I had fun watching the procession in the colonial city and I loved seeing the different types of carpet on which the procession took place. In the court there are photographers who capture photos of the...
  • It has been beautifully restored in a colonial style. They have numerous cultural events for free (exhibitions, film screenings, lectures ....) with various educational classes and workshops. It is worth walking the aisles for a whi...
  • This bright and spacious square is one of the most beautiful ones in all of Guatemala. It is the true focal point of the city, and is always filled with tourists. Tourists, natives, musicians, craftsmen ... All come to this place bo...
  • Located on 3rd Avenue North, this ruin of Antigua Guatemala can be visited. Even though it is a site for visitors, most people come because the sidewalk is wide so many women place themselves there to sell their crafts. Generally w...
  • Bad service, shame that the place is very nice and the food is good I can't say anything bad about it, but the service is horrid, lousy, awful. Hopefully the owner has realized this because the waiters and waitresses mistreat him on...
  • Nim Pot is a craft store located in Mayan Arch Street in Antigua Guatemala. The ownder is American, and is name is Frank. He is spent 15 years living in Antigua. He had been traveling before in Guatemala, and is prized by the Mayans...
  • Next to Palacio del Ayuntamiento, in Central Park, we found the small but interesting Museum of Old Liro. After paying a modest entrance fee we could see printed and bound copies of books from the colonial era, including a replica o...
  • There is a small set of ruins and crypt next to the Church of San Francisco, which is crowded by tourists and elders. It used to be a cross north of the church, but has not been restored. There are, however, gardens and fountains wh...
  • THE REAL NAME IS union tank, and the front is the Union Park, both have to the east the ruins of the convent of Santa Clara, a lovely city that has very old buildings and there are folkloric stories of the place which are very inter...
  • This market is near the main market and a very close to the old bus station. Nim Po't market has the best assortment of crafts of the city. Under one roof there are dozens of Guatemalan craft stalls: jewellery, handbags, bedspreads,...
  • The Sinventura is a cheerful bar in Old Guatemala. It's on the 4th Avenue South, right next to Mono Loco, when you go past the central park. It is an institution in Antigua because it is free to get in, the drinks are cheap and ther...
  • Studio 35 is one of the most popular bars in Antigua. And it gained this success in no time. If I remember correctly, it opened in December 2006, so it has taken a little more than two years, operating on Arch Street. In the past, e...
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