Antigua Guatemala Walking Group Tour

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  • 3 hr

This group experience is ideal to discover the enchanting history of the place while you walk on the city cobble-stoned streets, meet the locals and take hundreds of pictures of breathtaking landscapes, gardens, fountains, monuments, people and some hidden secrets that our expert guides will share with you. Our meeting point is La Merced Church. If you need hotel pickup/drop-off, you are able to book it here with us for a little extra price.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: GT Negocios y Viajes

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Stop At: The Plaza Central Park

The Plaza Mayor was the commercial, civil, religious and civic center for the city since its foundation. Many major activities have been hosted there— religious processions, bullfights, horse races and courting—over the years. Water was introduced in 1555 in the fountain. Today visitors enjoy a majestic view of the cathedral, City´s main palaces and the arcade of commerce.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Arco de Santa Catalina

The Santa Catalina Arch is one of the distinguishable landmarks in Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala, located on 5th Avenue North and is one of the walks visitors must do. Built in the 17th century, it originally connected the convent to a school, allowing the cloistered nuns to pass from one building to the other without going out on the street. A clock on top was added in the era of the Central American Federation, in the 1830s.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Centro de Formacion de la Cooperacion Espanola en La Antigua Guatemala

The Church and convent of the Society of Jesus in Antigua Guatemala is a religious complex built between 1690 and 1698. Located 1 block west from Central Plaza, once belonged to the family of the city chronicler Bernal Díaz del Castillo. It held three monastery areas and a church. There were only a maximum of 13 Jesuit priest. Today the building is part of the Spanish Cooperation Agency and with amazing gardens, corridors and galeries, it is definitely worth visiting

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Casa Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo Church and Monastery are partially restored. It is located in the east side of the city and its history can be traced back to 1538 when the Dominicans arrived in Guatemala. It had two towers with ten bells and the monastery was filled with treasures. The entire building was destroyed in the 1773 Santa Marta earthquake. Today part of the complex have been transformed into a fine hotel and its museums exhibit exquisit colonial art pieces.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Jade Maya - The Original Jade factory and Museum

Jade is the ancient treasure of the Maya. At this attraction you will be able to interact at their museums and explore their workshops while craftsmen are working this hard precious stone.

Duration: 30 minutes
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