Cultural Antigua Guatemala

Antigua Guatemala (generally known as Antigua) is a city in the central mountains of Guatemala, next to the Agua, Fuego and Acatenango volcanoes that surround it. It is famous for its well preserved Spanish Renaissance architecture with Baroque facades of the New World, as well as a large number of spectacular church ruins. It has been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979. It is a colonial city that still conserves constructions of the XVI century and that can be crossed on foot through its ancestral cobbled streets; The third foundation of the City of Guatemala, was founded on March 10, 1543 with the original name of Santiago de los Caballeros de Guatemala. It was the Spanish colonial capital of Central America; it is known as "City of perpetual roses" and its inhabitants as "Green tots".

per adult from

$69

NZD

Duration

3 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Entry/Admission - Catedral de San Jose
    • Entry/Admission - Casa del Jade
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Transportation to/from attractions
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Tanque de la Union, Calle oriente 6a Centro Histórico, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

    We will see the Union tank, the local park and the Church of San Pedro, the guide will explain about the importance of local residents and their use.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Catedral de San Jose, Calle Oriente 5a Centro Histórico, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

    We will enter the ruins of the Old Cathedral of Antigua Guatemala that were destroyed under the earthquakes, you will see the immense size of the cathedral and how it was inside during the colonial period.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: The Plaza Central Park, Plaza Mayor City Center, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

    A panoramic view of the buildings surrounding the central square of Antigua Guatemala, Palace of the General Captaincy, Municipal Palace, Portal de las Panaderas, time for photographs and short rest will be made.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Arco de Santa Catalina, 5a Avenida Norte 28, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

    We will walk on the main and most colorful street of Antigua Guatemala, we will reach the Arco de Santa Catalina where there will be a stop to take selfies and photographs of the most emblematic arch of Guatemala. The guide will gladly take the photos you want.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Iglesia de La Merced, 5a Avenida Norte y 1a Calle Poniente Centro Histórico, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

    The church of La Merced is one of the most emblematic churches of Antigua Guatemala, its Baroque-Guatemalan decoration has lasted for many years because the guide will take you to it to see it up close and if you want to enter too.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Casa del Jade, 4 Calle Oriente # 10 Edificio El Jaulon, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

    Guatemala is rich in minerals and is one of 4 countries in the world that have pure Jade, the guide will take you to an exhibition of archaeological pieces inspired by real pieces of the Mayan civilization, you can observe the process of carving and its extraction.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: ChocoMuseo, 5ta Avenida Norte # 15c Calle del arco, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

    If you are a chocolate lover, the guide will make a small stop at the chocolate museum so you can taste a chocolate bar or truffle, take into account that if you wish it will be paid for on your own.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Mercado el Carmen, Avenida 3ra 3ra Calle Oriente, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

    If you have not yet bought a souvenir from Guatemala, the guide will gladly take you to a very original market, where you will find textiles, wood art, magnets, paintings, bags, jewelry and traditional toys at affordable prices.

    Duration: 25 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Lobby of the Hotel in Antigua GuatemalaTraveler pickup is offered
    We can pick the travelers in the lobby of any hotel located in central area in Antigua Guatemala.
    We can pick the travelers in the lobby of any hotel located in central area in Antigua Guatemala.
    We can pick the travelers in the lobby of any hotel located in central area in Antigua Guatemala.
    We can pick the travelers in the lobby of any hotel located in central area in Antigua Guatemala.
    We can pick the travelers in the lobby of any hotel located in central area in Antigua Guatemala.
    We can pick the travelers in the lobby of any hotel located in central area in Antigua Guatemala.
    We can pick the travelers in the lobby of any hotel located in central area in Antigua Guatemala.
    We can pick the travelers in the lobby of any hotel located in central area in Antigua Guatemala.
    We can pick the travelers in the lobby of any hotel located in central area in Antigua Guatemala.
    We can pick the travelers in the lobby of any hotel located in central area in Antigua Guatemala.
    We can pick the travelers in the lobby of any hotel located in central area in Antigua Guatemala.
    We can pick the travelers in the lobby of any hotel located in central area in Antigua Guatemala.
    We can pick the travelers in the lobby of any hotel located in central area in Antigua Guatemala.
    We can pick the travelers in the lobby of any hotel located in central area in Antigua Guatemala.
    We can pick the travelers in the lobby of any hotel located in central area in Antigua Guatemala.
    We can pick the travelers in the lobby of any hotel located in central area in Antigua Guatemala.
    We can pick the travelers in the lobby of any hotel located in central area in Antigua Guatemala.
    We can pick the travelers in the lobby of any hotel located in central area in Antigua Guatemala.
    We can pick the travelers in the lobby of any hotel located in central area in Antigua Guatemala.
    Return Detail :
    Drop off in the Hotel in Antigua Guatemala or some place that the visitor want to know.
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • May be operated by a bilingual guide
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Guatemalan Viva Tours

Activity ID: V-68661P3

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