A few days to explore all of Guatemala City is simply not enough. There are so many cultural, archaeological, historical and architectural sites to visit that if you are interested in seeing them all, you will need more than a weekend. There are also plenty of shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities for those who want to enjoy a spot of retail therapy or nightlife while in the capital.
If you are low on time then identify what you are really interested in experiencing while in Guatemala City and perhaps talk to a tour operator about the best way to maximize your time there.
A visit to the National Palace of Culture, La Plaza de la ConstituciÃ³n, Central market, The Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and the KaminaljuyÃº Archaeological Park are some of the more popular choices among visitors. If youâ€™re after a typical fiesta night-out then head for Zona Viva, where the bars and restaurants are always filled with both locals and travelers eager to kick back and unwind Guatemalan-style.