Guided Walking Tour in Antigua Guatemala
Embark on an unforgettable 3-hour walking tour to explore the captivating charm and profound historical significance of Antigua Guatemala. Immerse yourself in the city’s rich and diverse cultural heritage as you leisurely wander through its picturesque cobblestone streets, taking in the mesmerizing sights and embracing the unique atmosphere of this enchanting destination.
Price / 29 USD
You can pay online
English & Spanish
Included / excluded
Goods and Services Tax
Professional bilingual guide
3-hour guided walking tour
Cost of tickets to ruins or museums
Food and drinks
Embark on a captivating 3-hour walking expedition to experience the charm and history of Antigua Guatemala. This tour will immerse you in the rich cultural heritage of this UNESCO World Heritage site, as you explore its intriguing landmarks and hidden treasures.
Your journey begins at Jade Maya – The Original Jade factory and Museum. Step into a world of ancient craftsmanship and discover the secrets behind the creation of exquisite jade jewelry. Witness skilled artisans bringing this precious gemstone to life with intricate designs and vibrant colors. Learn about the historical and cultural significance of jade in Mayan culture, gaining a deeper appreciation for its spiritual importance.
Next, you’ll visit Casa Santo Domingo Museums, an awe-inspiring complex that combines a luxurious hotel with captivating museum exhibits. Wander through the meticulously preserved colonial architecture, admiring beautiful courtyards and lush gardens. Inside, encounter a treasure trove of artifacts, paintings, and sculptures that narrate Guatemala’s fascinating history. Immerse yourself in the vibrant ambiance of this historical gem, transporting yourself back in time.
As you continue your stroll through charming cobblestone streets, prepare to be enchanted by the panoramic views from Cerro de la Cruz. Take in the breathtaking sight of red-tiled rooftops and magnificent volcanoes, capturing the moment with a perfect photo to cherish forever. Let the fresh air and stunning scenery fill your soul with tranquility and awe-inspiring beauty.
Moving on, you’ll reach the iconic Arco de Santa Catalina. Stand beneath this majestic archway, an emblem of Antigua Guatemala, and let your imagination wander as you envision the bustling streets of the past. Learn about the historical significance of this architectural masterpiece and appreciate its role in shaping the city’s identity.
Concluding your tour, you’ll find yourself at the picturesque Iglesia de San Francisco El Grande. Step inside this impressive colonial church, adorned with intricate stucco work and towering ceilings. Discover the fascinating blend of European and indigenous influences in its design, as well as the captivating stories within its sacred walls. Feel a sense of serenity and reverence, drawn by the spiritual ambiance that has attracted countless visitors over the centuries.
Throughout this 3-hour walking tour, expert guides will regale you with captivating stories, anecdotes, and historical insights, bringing the city’s vibrant past to life. Immerse yourself in the beauty, culture, and spirit of Antigua Guatemala, and let the enchantment of this UNESCO World Heritage site leave an indelible mark on your heart.
You will meet your guide at Ruinas iglesia de la Concepcion.
This tour will take place rain or shine.