UNESCO JEWELS: Antigua Half Day Tour from Guatemala City

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Depart from Guatemala City to explore the fascinating city of Antigua Guatemala, declared World Heritage Site for its historical value, wonderful architecture and colorful landscapes, learning about history and culture. You will visit some buildings with unique architecture style of the once consdered the third most important Spanish colony in the Americas.
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Itinerary Details

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Pass By: Gray Line Guatemala, Guatemala City 0011 Guatemala

You will be picked up at your hotel in Guatemala City by our driver and transfer to 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.

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.

Stop At: Iglesia de La Merced, Antigua Guatemala

La Merced Church of Guatemalan Ultrabaroque style, is a temple of the Mercedarian Order, which was founded by San Pedro Nolasco, of whom there is a sculpture in the upper part of the facade of the church...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Gray Line Guatemala, Guatemala City 0011 Guatemala

You will be picked up at your hotel in Guatemala City by our driver and transfer to 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.

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.

Stop At: Iglesia de La Merced, Antigua Guatemala

La Merced Church of Guatemalan Ultrabaroque style, is a temple of the Mercedarian Order, which was founded by San Pedro Nolasco, of whom there is a sculpture in the upper part of the facade of the church..

Duration: 45 minutes

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

The Santa Catalina Arch was built to connect the nuns between cloisters to avoid being seen due to the votes that the religious who belonged to that Order took, After the earthquakes of 1773, the arch became important due to the arrangements that were made. These arrangements included the construction of a turret and the inclusion of a Lamy Amp Lacroix watch of French origin.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The Central Park was built based on the traditional patterns used in the urban planning of the Spanish colonies. The park is surrounded by buildings that are maintained over time, such as Palace of the General Captains, the Town Hall, the Cathedral of San Jose and the Trade Portal.

The central park was built based on the traditional patterns used in the urban planning of the Spanish colonies. The park in turn is surrounded by buildings that are maintained over time, such as

We also find in the center of the park, Las Sirenas fountain, that has a traditional oral that you will discover during the tour.


Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

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

Continuing our way, we will visit the La Unión tank, which is one of the most representative laundries in this city, and has a historical value because only the big houses had a place where they could wash. For this reason, most of the inhabitants - housewives - went to public laundries.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Gray Line Guatemala, Guatemala City 0011 Guatemala

At the end of the tour you’ll be transferred back to your hotel in Guatemala City.

Important Details

Included
  • Professional guide
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

8:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • It is recommended that you bring walking shoes, hat, sunglasses, and a camera.
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Please contact us if you need a guide in any other language. French, German and Italian in private services, subject to additional costs and guide availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • For groups of 10 persons or more, please contact Gray Line Guatemala to arrange.
  • Minimum of 2 passengers (adults) is required for the tour to run. If the minimum size is not reached, the tour is subject to cancellation and all tickets are refunded or rescheduled.
  • To find pictures of our experiences, search us on Instagram as @graylinetoursgt
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.