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Palacio Nacional

6 Calle and 7 Ave., Guatemala City, Guatemala
+502 2232 8550
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The elaborate interior of this former presidential palace houses paintings and sculptures by famous Guatemalan artists.
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6 Calle and 7 Ave., Guatemala City, Guatemala
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"national palace"
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"beautiful building"
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"eternal flame"
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"spanish speaking tour"
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"great history"
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"modern art"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Sierrita
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

Even though the tour book I had indicated it was open daily. The exterior is worth a look see. On the other corner from the Cathedral.

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

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

Thank Kayareque
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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Great tour visit. Had a chance to learn quite a bit of history about guatemala and its amazing palacio nacional.

Thank Edward F
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

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.

Thank TravelGIrl3122
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Reviewed July 29, 2017

Impressive Government Palace in Guatemala City, monumental construction and design, beautiful facade and historical place. A hidden historical gem in this beautiful city.

Thank Francisco A
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Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

The architecture in this building is amazing and the history that this place holds is just great. I recommend you stop by for a little history of Guatemala.

Thank Lisa R
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

How difficult is it to keep your potential customers updated on your planned opening times buy updating your own website? We travelled across the city on both Sunday 2nd July and again on Tuesday 4th July to see one of the top attractions in Guatemala...More

1  Thank TimWandMelG
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Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

Go on the guided tour on Saturdays, if you speak Spanish it's amazing and incredibly beautiful. The tour is brief and very guided but still definitely worth stopping by. They run only Saturdays 9, 10, 11 am and 2, 3, and 4 pm so plan...More

Thank hvweber123
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Reviewed May 25, 2017

Situated in the City Centre of Guatemala City, this palace is a palace in true sense. The decor, the marbled flooring, the chandeliers, the murals truly represents what a palace is and you are impressed by the grandeur that it exudes. Our guide was also...More

Thank Dr_B_Maitra
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ryanshm
October 31, 2016|
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Response from Andy L | Reviewed this property |
It just opens for public for specified time, so I guess it not an exact sightseeing, would be not considerate for all visitors.
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