Private Tour: Antigua Guatemala & Textile Experience

Antigua Guatemala, Once the third largest city in all of Spanish Colonial America and for 200 years the capital of Guatemala

per adult from

$207

NZD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Private transportation
    • Private Guide
    • Entry/Admission - Casa Santo Domingo Museums
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Gray Line Antigua Guatemala - Tours & Experiences, 2a Calle Oriente, #4B, Antigua Guatemala Antigua, Guatemala 03001, Guatemala

    Antigua Guatemala, Once the third largest city in all of Spanish Colonial America and for 200 years the capital of Guatemala, it is today a peaceful, beautiful and partially restored colonial city. Cobblestone streets wind through the city of majestic churches and monasteries.
    You will be picked up at your hotel in Antigua Guatemala to meet our local guide to begin your soft walking of approximately 3 hours below a brief summary of what to expect on your way.


    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Casa Santo Domingo Museums, 3a Calle Oriente 28 Centro Histórico, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

    The Convent of Santo Domingo is a ruined monastery in Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala. Its history goes back to 1538 when the Dominicans arrived in Guatemala. It had 2 towers with 10 bells. The convent was completely destroyed in 1773 by the Santa Marta earthquakes and now part of its ruins have been transformed into a Hotel

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Antigua, Antigua, Sacatepequez Department

    Continue our way we will visit the La Unión tank, which is one of the most representative laundries in this city, only the big houses had a place where they could be washed. For this reason, most of the inhabitants - housewives - went to public laundries. This was inaugurated on February 3, 1853.
    Central Park surrounded by the traditional grid pattern used frequently in urban planning in the Spanish colonies. The park is surrounded by the Palace of the General Captains, the Town Hall, the Cathedral of San Jose and the Trade Portal.
    Here in the park, we will also find the Las Sirenas fountain. This fountain has a traditional oral where the Count of La Gomera ordered to build the fountain in memory of his daughters, who in giving birth did not want to breastfeed their children for what the count ordered To tie his daughters to a trunk in the center of a waterhole, where they died of thirst and hunger.


    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • 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

10

Organised by Gray Line Guatemala

Activity ID: V-3022P98

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