Antigua Guatemala was declared Cultural Heritage of humanity in 1979 for its colonial architectural style and its abundant history present in each of its streets. This was the third capital of Guatemala until it was devastated by the Santa Marta earthquake in 1773.
The city managed to recover and today you can walk its cobble streets and discover all its charms. You can do activities such as visit impressive ruins, craft markets, nightlife, viewpoints, all kinds of restaurants, cozy hotels and terraces.
If you love crafts and shopping, this is a destination for you. The craft market of Chichicastenango is a colorful place where you can find the best crafts in Guatemala. Do not miss the opportunity to buy a nice souvenir and do not forget to bargain, it is part of the local culture.
The Mayan culture is alive and you can appreciate it here. People proudly wear their traditional regional costumes and practice their ancestral traditions every day. In the church of Santo Tomás, you can witness the religious syncretism that mixes Mayan and Catholic spirituality.
Guatemala has so many places to see like Izabal (Castillo de San Felipe), Livingston, Cuchumatanes, Quiché, El Paredon, Yaxha, Hunal Ye, Crater Azul, etc. Tell us where you want to visit and we can plan it for you.