Antigua express


If time of stay is short take this option to some of the highlit this, to visit stunning colonial city has to offer you, there are places that you cannot miss. Get to know the cultural, artistic and historical wealth of Antigua at a glance, enjoy its exquisite gastronomy or acquire beautiful typical crafts made in this region.

Antigua express

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    Central Plaza of Antigua Guatemala Half an hour
    The Plaza Mayor of this city, is constituted as the neutral spot of Antigua. It provides the visitor with ample outdoor space, very pleasant to be and enjoy, in the company of friends or family. It is the point of referencefor departing to all sites of interest.

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    Ruins and Cathedral of San José Half an hour
    The Cathedral of San José, is visited by faithful national and foreign catholic devotees. Its facade harmoniously decorates the Central Square and is currently one of the best known and emblematic architectural sites of this colonial city.

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    The All Captains palace One hour
    This palace is considered one of the most emblematic buildings in the country and several government offices are located in its facilities. In addition, there is a Museum of History of Antigua, which contains a collection of various archaeological pieces belonging to the city.

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    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.

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    City Hall Palace Half an hour
    From its second story, you can take splendid photographs of some of the most important places in the city such as the Cathedral of San José, the Central Square and Palace of the Captains, adorned by the hallmark of the city, the imposing water volcano.

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    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.

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    Arch of Santa Catalina Half an hour
    This is the icon par excellence of this city. Over time, the street of the arch has become an ideal reference point for meetings and events, highlighting the new years celebration and the flower festival in November.
    Thousands of travelers from all over the world, visit this icon, attracted by its architecture and color, as well as the shops around it.

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    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.