Food and crafts

One day

Get to know the places where you can enjoy delicious authentic Guatemalan food with family and friends. Buy fresh seasonal vegetables or fruits, many of them exclusive to this region. Additionally, you will visit places where you can acquire at a very good price a diversity of traditional, and unique from Antigua Guatemala, ideal for sharing and giving.

Food and crafts

One day
  • 1
    Church and convent of San Francisco One hour
    In this church part of the movie ‘Tarzan and the Green Godness’ was filmed in the year 1936 and is visited by faithful Catholics because in its interiorthe mortal remains of the Holy Brother Pedro de San José de Betancourt, are burned. He is the first Guatemalan Saint, canonized by his Saint John Paul II during his third visit to Guatemala in the year 2,002.

  • 2
    The Portal de las Panaderas Half an hour
    Due to its location in the city center, you can find a great diversity of businesses, restaurants, cafes, bookstores, banks, bakeries and other shops.

  • 3
    El Carmen Handicraft Market Half an hour
    This handicraft market houses more than a hundred commercial stores in its interior, which complement the beauty of one in the most beautiful facades of the city of Antigua. Its facilities offer a wide variety of fine typical products made by skilled craftsmen from different regions of the country.

  • 4
    Antigua Municipal Market One hour
    This establishment provides visitors with an unparalleled experience about local traditions and customs. It is a festival of colorful of textiles worn by indigenous women. Enjoy the colors and aromas of fresh vegetables and fruits of the season, also taste the delicious traditional food of the area or acquire typical handicrafts.

  • 5
    Church and convent of La Merced Hour and half
    This is one of the most visited temples for devotees and visitors to appreciate its marvelous façade, or simply to enjoy of its park.
    During the weekends lots of commercials stablishments offer exquisite and regional food, including typical sweets that make your mouth waters.

  • 6
    Temple & Park San Felipe de Jesus One hour
    This temple has become an important pilgrimage center where its devotees venerate and visit the sacred image of Jesus Buried to thank him for the miracles granted. On Good Friday, this venerated image processions the streets of This neighborhood Antigua, accompanied by hundreds of thousands of parishioners and carriers.

  • 7
    Ruins Of Our Lady of Candelaria Half an hour
    This church was founded as the fourth parish of the city. since its inception it contributed to Christianization because it was established as a place of prayer for indigenous people living in the city surroundings.