We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

UNESCO JEWELS: Antigua Guatemala Walking Tour

Select Date and Travelers
From
$19.98
Date
2 travelers
Highlights
    What to Expect
    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Gray Line, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

    You will be picked up at your hotel and transfer to Antigua Guatemala center to meet our local guide to begin your soft walking of approximately 3 hours below a brief summary of what to expect on your way.
    Antigua Guatemala, Once the third largest city in all of Spanish Colonial America and for 200 years the capital of Guatemala, it is today a peaceful, beautiful and partially restored colonial city. Cobblestone streets wind through the city of majestic churches and monasteries.

    Stop At: Iglesia de La Merced, Antigua Guatemala

    La Merced Church of Guatemalan Ultrabaroque style, this temple has two bell towers. On the facade of the church, in its upper part is a sculpture of San Pedro Nolasco, founder of the Mercedarian Order.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Arco de Santa Catalina, Av. Norte and 2 Calle Poniente 5, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

    Santa Catalina Arch, built to connect the nuns between cloisters to avoid being seen due to the votes that the religious who belonged to that Order took, After the earthquakes of 1773, the arch became important due to the arrangements that were made. These arrangements included the construction of a turret and the inclusion of a Lamy Amp Lacroix watch of French origin.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: The Plaza Central Park, Plaza Mayor City Center, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

    Central Park surrounded by the traditional grid pattern used frequently in urban planning in the Spanish colonies. The park is surrounded by the Palace of the General Captains, the Town Hall, the Cathedral of San Jose and the Trade Portal.
    Here in the park, we will also find the Las Sirenas fountain. This fountain has a traditional oral where the Count of La Gomera ordered to build the fountain in memory of his daughters, who in giving birth did not want to breastfeed their children for what the count ordered To tie his daughters to a trunk in the center of a waterhole, where they died of thirst and hunger.


    Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

    Stop At: Tanque de la Union, Calle oriente 6a, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

    La Union tank is one of the most representative laundries in this city, only the big houses had a place where they could be washed. For this reason, most of the inhabitants - housewives - went to public laundries. This was inaugurated on February 3, 1853.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Gray Line, Antigua 03001 Guatemala

    At the end of the tour you’ll be transferred back to your hotel.
    Show More
    Reviews (3)
    Filter reviews
    1 result
    Traveler rating
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    Traveler type
    Time of year
    LanguageEnglish
    Traveler rating
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    See what travelers are saying:
    Selected filters
    FilterEnglish
    Updating list...
    Reviewed March 3, 2018

    Alfredo was an excellent guide, and taught us all about this beautiful and historic city. It was the first thing we did when we arrived, which helped make the remainder of our visit to the city so much enjoyable because we learned so much and...More

    Date of experience: March 2018
    1  Thank Donna M
    Questions & Answers
    Ask a question
    michelletravel2017
    July 10, 2018|
    Answer
    Response from lobetravel58 |
    It shouldn’t be that hard since there are so many private guides in Antigua .
    0
    Votes
    Key Details
    Why Book on TripAdvisor?
    • Low Price Guarantee
    • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
    • Secure Payments
    • 24/7 SupportCall: