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If your in the city going to the palace is like going to Washington Park in NYC. It’s were the markets are on the weekend there is music and cultural events. Great people watching. You can stroll 6a Avenida which is closed to traffic on...More
If you want to learn about Guatemalan history, this is the place to go. This place have its own guides and they will give you a tour of the place, the paintings in the building are amazing and the guides are very knowledgeable and helpful.
The best of the Palacio Nacional is the building itself, arrange a proper tour with your guide or a local agency. The Plaza Mayor is right across from it and you'll be able to stroll to 6a. Avenida, the walk only avenue downtown, full of...More
The success of these tours depends on who you get as your tour guide. Ours was a man who'd name I did not get , but spoke in such a rapid-fire monotone in Spanish that it was impossible to understand much. In terms of history-...More
We Just invited to this special building made in 1944 i think. The ceremony was nice and we were with the president of the country. This place was made from a special kind of rock, green colored. The rooms are wonderful and the paintings and...More
Imagine my pleasure when people tell me not to go because "it's just a a capital city" and I can see this beautiful government building! Hosts a stunning mix of architectural styles. The tour is nice if you understand Spanish.
It's located right on the...More
Everyone says Guatemala is dangerous and should be avoided. I coudn´t disagree more. We visited during their Independence month, and all I saw were families enjoying their history, weather and food. Great place to shop, eat and just enjoy beautiful Guate.