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Cultural Walking Tour

Walk around in this wonderful city and learn more about the Guatemalan history during colonial times. We visit the Cathedral and the fountain on the main square while we explain the city history. From the second floor in the City hall you have a nice view to all the main plazas and the Volcano Agua.

We continue to the cloister of Capuchinas, a very good example of the colonial architecture. We visit the San Francisco el Grande Church, one of best-preserved churches in Antigua and the resting place of the first saint in Central-America, Hermano Pedro. We walk to the beautiful baroque church of Nuestra Se├▒ora de la Merced. The tour ends in a jade factory, where you can see how Mayans worked in the past and how it is done now. The tour takes about 3 hours. This is a half day tou

Further Information

Travel tips: have an open mind and enjoy the culture of Antigua
Must see/do at this place: Hike Pacaya volcano and Acatenango volcano



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25 Sep 2015


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