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Outdoor activities and Things to do in Antigua Guatemala

Outdoor activities and Things to do in Antigua Guatemala

The weather in Antigua Guatemala is one of the best weathers around the country. The combination of its shiny sun and fresh air is perfect for anyone who wants to go and have fun in the outdoors.

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Learn Spanish in Antigua Guatemala – Cultural Interchange

Learn Spanish in Antigua Guatemala – Cultural Interchange

Many people from all around the world decide to come to Antigua Guatemala to learn about other cultures and to share their experiences with people from other countries, because Antigua is a place where many different cultures join and find their similarities in order to learn and enjoy the magic of another way of living...

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Guatemalan Candies: Full of colors and flavors

Guatemalan Candies: Full of colors and flavors

Alfeñiques, las paciencias, canillitas de leche, tamarindos, pepitorias, huevo chimbo, las botellitas de miel, zapotes, espumillas…

These are some of our delicious Guatemalan candies, that are waiting for you to try them and enjoy the pleasure of this unique taste. One of the stores that produces and sells them is "El Sombrerón", located in 4th east street No. 31, Antigua Guatemala, and founded in 1986, as a family business. Gabriela Paredes, Manager of...   Read More

Guatemalan Handicrafts

Guatemalan Handicrafts

Guatemala has an overwhelming variety of handicrafts—most especially weavings and fabrics from the Highlands in a rainbow of colors...Guatemala's mostly indigenous artisans also work in other media such as Terracotta and lacquered Earthenware (notably from Chinautla).

Generation-after-generation, families, from the-youngest-to-the-oldest, work in the style of their ancestors, creating a cornucopia of products that can now be experienced by the entire world.

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Mayan Culture and History

Mayan Culture and History

The Mayan Culture is considered to be one of the largest culture in the American continent because of their knowledge in sciences, astrology and more. This civilization was born during the third millennium before Christ, living in a 320,000 square kilometers territory, taking in regions of Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Belize and part of El Salvador.

This civilization had the power for over 2000 years; from the VI century B.C. to the XV century. They lived...   Read More

Museums and Art Galleries in Antigua Guatemala

Museums and Art Galleries in Antigua Guatemala

The Art in Antigua Guatemala is embedded in every street and corner of the city. If you look around, everything is a collection of colonial buildings linked by cobbled streets that invite every visitor to enjoy of a beautiful and creative landscape everywhere.  The Antigua Guatemala museums and art galleries offer throughout the year, art exhibitions and various activities  presenting the different eras in the history of art,. In this article you will find several...   Read More

Churches and Convents of Antigua Guatemala

Churches and Convents of Antigua Guatemala

Visiting Antigua Guatemala is like stepping into a time-machine that takes you back over 300 years. This city is decorated with remarkable old buildings. It is curious to find so many religious buildings between short distances from one another, but there is a difference in each building. Antigua Guatemala has a variety of them.

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Easter Week in Antigua Guatemala

Easter Week in Antigua Guatemala

This is an event worthy of seeing; it is a grandiose hommage to Jesus' image and its 'via-crusis' that is reflected in the 'procesiones' (processions) with images made artistically by Guatemalan artisans. It is also part of this tradition, the creation of the beautiful carpets made with flowers of all kind and colored sawdust that adorn the different streets in Antigua, all this is a work of art.

Holy Week in Antigua Guatemala is a reflection of the religious...   Read More

Colorful local costumes in Antigua Guatemala

Colorful local costumes in Antigua Guatemala

Antigua Guatemala is known for the culture that everything around the city reflects: the old buildings, the churches, the restaurant with small balconies with flowers, the central plaza with the municipal buildings, etc. But the most colorful and beautiful decoration of the city is the people wearing those amazing clothes with so many details, that you can spend many time admiring them and making up a story of every figure in the costume…. I am talking about the...   Read More

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Activities in Antigua Guatemala

Discover all the activities and things to do in Antigua Guatemala. This place offers a great diversity of activities to do with friends, family or with your loved one.



Directories and Travel Information of Guatemala

Around Antigua Directory of Antigua Guatemala Hotels, Restaurants, Dining, Travel Options, Tours in Antigua Guatemala, Spanish Schools. Emergency directory and Travel Tips.


Easter Week in Guatemala

This is an event worthy of seeing; it is a grandiose homage to Jesus’ image and its ‘via-crusis’ that is reflected in the ‘procesiones’ (processions) with images made artistically by Guatemalan artisans.


Guatemala City

Guatemala City brings you a diversity of activities, shopping and nightlife.


Guatemalan Culture

You can learn from our culture bit by bit. You can have great experience while you travel to Antigua Guatemala and Guatemala meeting people from our country.


Guatemalan Food

In Guatemala and Antigua Guatemala you can find different types of food, but we recommend you don't go without tasting the delicious traditional Guatemalan Food.


Guatemalan Handicrafts

Guatemala has an overwhelming variety of handicrafts—most especially weavings and fabrics from the Highlands in a rainbow of colors.


History of Guatemala and Antigua Guatemala

Learn about Antigua Guatemala and the Guatemalan History.



Nightlife in Antigua Guatemala

Discover the best of Antigua Guatemala nightlife.


Spanish Classes in Guatemala

If you want to learn a new language you can lear Spanish and Study in a Spanish School or Spanish Academy in Antigua Guatemala.


Volunteering in Antigua Guatemala

Search volunteer opportunities in Antigua Guatemala . Guatemala is the perfect place to do volunteering. Use your energy to inspire the ones that need you the most. Usefull guide to volunteer in Guatemala .


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