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Antigua: More than a City, an Architectural Jewel.

Your Guru: Hector
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4.9
10 ratings
  • Antigua Guatemala
  • Available in English, Spanish
  • 2h and 30min

About the Guru

I been working as a tour guide for more that 27 years. I have a great experience in the sector, and I have a broad knowledge of the history of the city.

I been working as a tour guide for more that 27 years. I have a great experience in the sector, and I have a broad knowledge of the history of the city.

About the Tour

** LAST MINUTE OR NEXT DAY RESERVATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED ** The city of La Antigua Guatemala, known in colonial times as the city of Santiago de Guatemala and by others as the city of Santiago de los Caballeros de Guatemala, has It has always been a magical city that attracted many people since its inception in 1543, although its outline began in 1542 by the architect Juan Antonelli. The city was affected from its beginnings by earthquakes that were, in one way or another, shaping the unique architecture that developed in this place. It is worth mentioning that it was the capital of the Captaincy General of Guatemala, which ranged from Chiapas to Costa Rica. In this tour we will see the most enigmatic parts of the city: - The Central Square - The Fountain of the Sirens - The Portal of Commerce - The Palace of the General Captains - The Palace of the Very noble Town Hall - The Cathedral (The church and its ruins ) - The frontispiece of what was the Old University of San Carlos - The church of San Pedro (Hospital del Hermano Pedro) - The Union Tank - Facade of the convent of Santa Clara - The church of San Francisco - Jade Museum - Artisan market

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: At the entrance to Cafe Condesa, in the Central Plaza

Frequently asked questions

Accessibility:
The tour is suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Large groups:
Large group bookings are not accepted.
Minimum of attendees:
No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour to take place.
Pets:
The tour is not suitable for pets.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Tour opinions (10)

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Fun
4.2
Expression
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Quality
4.6
Route
4.6
Thomas
27 Feb 2022 Dublin
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Nele
05 Feb 2022 Dortmund
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Travelled in couple - Feb 2022

Dimitry
05 Feb 2022 Mainz
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Travelled in group - Feb 2022

Thank you Hector (provider) and William (guide). it was a nice tour with lots of churches. We did a Jade Museumtour (free and unexpected) which was really interesting. Not only about jade. there where also a lot of information about the maya culture. thank you. highly recommende!

Gordon
22 Jan 2022
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Travelled in group - Jan 2022

Valentina
17 Jan 2022 Vienna
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Travelled in couple - Jan 2022

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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!