Itinerary
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Stop here: Estación Centro Cívico, 21 Calle y, 7a Avenida, Guatemala

Here we can see all the buildings in the area, such as: Town Hall, Banco de Guatemala, Banco Credito Hipotecario Nacional, social security offices.

Duration: 15 minutes

Drive past: Centro Cultural Miguel Angel Asturias - Teatro Nacional, Calle 3 - 81 24, Guatemala City 01001 Guatemala

Recinos Engineer was solely responsible for the supervision, construction and creative development of today's Guatemalan cultural center "Miguel Ángel Asturias" .

Stop here: Dirección General del Diario de Centro América y Tipografía Nacional, Guatemala City, Guatemala

The first building of the National Typography was located from 1894 to 1918 in the avenue known as Hospital Street, exactly on the 2nd street. South Avenue and 10th Street, but in 1935, then President Jorge Ubico decided to start a new building for the operation of the National Typography.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop here: Rectoral parish of Our Lady of Remedies, 6A Avenida A 18-36, Guatemala

The Church of Our Lady of the Medicines or El Calvario is one of the most visited secular Catholic communities in Guatemala City. It was originally located at the end of the sixth avenue in the historic center of Guatemala City on the "Cerro del Cielito". In 1936, it was converted into the National History Museum and later demolished to expand one of Guatemala City's main streets.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop here: Iglesia San Francisco, 6-34 01001, 13 Calle 1, Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala

The San Francisco rectory is part of the territory of Our Lady of Remedies of Guatemala City. It is a Catholic temple owned by the Franciscan convent and located in the historic center of Guatemala City.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop here: General Directorate of Posts and Telegraphs of Guatemala, 07, Procurador de los Derechos Humanos Anexo II, 12 Calle 11-43, Ciudad de Guatemala 01001, Guatemala

The Guatemalan post and telegraph building, formerly called the Palacio de Comunicaciones, was designed by Rafael Pérez de León and Enrique Riera and was built during the reign of Jorge Ubico. Construction began on the building in 1938, and the first phase was opened two years later as part of the President's birthday party. Two more subsequent phases were completed in the next five years.

Duration: 15 minutes.

Stop here: Casa Ibargüen, 7a Avenida 11-66, Guatemala.

The Ibargüen house in Zone 1 of the historic center was the old Beltranena Palace, which was built in 1778. It is now the seat of the Foundation of the Historical Center.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop here: la Ciudad de Guatemala Central Park, Guatemala City Historical District, Guatemala City, Guatemala

The Constitution Plaza, also known as Central Park, is the largest square in Guatemala and is surrounded in the north by the National Palace, the former government seat, in the east by the Metropolitan Cathedral and in the south by the Portal of Commerce for Centennial Park and the National Library from Guatemala. It is located on Zone 1 Sixth Avenue in Guatemala City. The plaza hosts some of the most important events in the country, such as the Guatemala Independence Day celebrations and parades, concerts and speeches. It was also the scene of comparisons and fierce criticism from the Huelga de todos los Dolores government, a parade of students at the University of San Carlos, and demonstrations and protests against the Guatemalan government.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop here: Cathedral of Guatemala City, 7a Avenida 6-73, Guatemala

The history of the city cathedral of Guatemala City. The Metropolitan Cathedral has had countless events for over 200 years, including two major earthquakes, independence and a revolution. ... On July 23, 1860, the new Carrara marble altar was erected in the cathedral.

Duration: 15 minutes.

Stop here: Mercado Central, Guatemala City, Guatemala

Shortly before the Kingdom of Guatemala gained independence, there was a fairly large piece of land to the east of the cathedral with an abandoned square - the old Plazuela de El Sagrario - and a half-destroyed temple that served as the Sagrario chapel, then in the building. There was also a cemetery that was closed for over-burials as the capital was relocated to the La Ermita Valley. Dr. Mariano Gálvez came up with the idea of ​​turning this unsanitary place into a market that met the public requirements and, as a first providence, decided to move the cemetery to the large country called San Juan de Dios. The premature exhumation of newly buried bodies was attributed to the appearance of pathological cholera, so that the work had to be paralyzed.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop here: San Martín Centro Histórico, Centro Histórico, 6A Avenida 10-00, Guatemala 01001, Guatemala

A moment to end with a Guatemala coffee cup on San Martin The old Pavón house on the Paseo de la Sexta and in Street 10 of the historic center has been revitalized to accommodate a new guest: the bakery and the coziest restaurant of the San Martín chain.

Duration: 30 minutes

Starting point

Westin Camino Real, 14 Calle 0-20, Guatemala

Duration

120 to 150 minutes

Return details

Plaza de la Constitucion, Guatemala City, Guatemala

Included services

  • Public transportation

Services not included

  • Coffee and / or tea
  • Having lunch
  • Entry - Estación Centro Cívico
  • Admission - Dirección General del Diario de Centro América y Tipografía Nacional
  • Entry - Rectoral parish of Our Lady of Remedies
  • Entry - Iglesia San Francisco
  • Admission - General Directorate of Posts and Telegraphs of Guatemala
  • Entry - Casa Ibargüen
  • Entry - La Ciudad de Guatemala Central Park
  • Entry - Cathedral of Guatemala City
  • Entry - Mercado Central
  • Entry - San Martín Centro Histórico

  • You will receive confirmation at the time of booking.
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accessible with strollers
  • Good connection to local public transport
  • Infants must sit on their lap
  • Wheelchair accessible transportation
  • Wheelchair accessible floor
  • Suitable for most people
  • Good weather is required for this experience. If canceled due to poor weather conditions, you will be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • A minimum number of travelers are required for this experience. If it is canceled because the minimum number has not been reached, you will be offered a different date / experience or a full refund.
  • This tour / activity is suitable for a maximum of 15 travelers.

Cancellation Policy

Cancel at least 24 hours before the date of your activity for a full refund.

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Westin Camino Real, 14 Calle 0-20, Guatemala City Guatemala

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