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La Azotea Cultural Center

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Address: Calle del Cementerio | Final, Jocotenango 03002, Guatemala
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+502 7831 1120
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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$100.00*
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Day Tour to Antigua from Guatemala City
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Just 2km from Antegua this is a great visit !

The coffee tour at this beautifully presented location is outstanding. There are 2 other presentations on textiles and Mayan music. Highly recommended. Take a tuc-tuc as it is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The coffee tour at this beautifully presented location is outstanding. There are 2 other presentations on textiles and Mayan music. Highly recommended. Take a tuc-tuc as it is not that easy to find, but you can walk back.

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Mankato, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cool working finca. It's a working coffee plantation but I learned lots about coffee production, etc. Just a short bus ride from Antigua.

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Acton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

This little museum about 10 minutes outside of Antigua, Guatemala is a refreshing retreat for those who want to learn about native culture without going overboard. It’s also a nice diversion from the hustle and bustle of the traffic and noise of Antigua on the outskirts of a town that feels completely genuine, devoid of touristic influences. We traveled here... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

I (wrongly) assumed that on our trip to La Azotea, which our tour guide described as a "coffee plantation", we would simply see how the coffee plants were grown, coffee beans picked, sorted and packaged. Boy, was I in for a surprise! This is not just a plantation, but a nursery with exquisite flowers, beautiful gardens, a chapel, two museums... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

La Azotea Cultural Center is really 3 or 4 things in one. Indoors, there is Casa K'ojom, a museum with exhibits dedicated to the history of Mayan musical instruments and their function in the life, spirituality and culture of the Maya. There is also Rincón de Sacatepéquez, which covers the history of textiles and crafts in the Antigua area. Finally,... More 

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College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

La Azotea is fun and educational. You learn the life cycle of coffee and how it is processed. You your the coffee groves and their floral gardens. There is also a small and interesting Mayan museum. Of course you have the opportunity to buy coffee, chocolate and other souvenirs. Well worth a visit.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Lovely excursion. Interesting and informative w a room dedicated to Mayan heritage. Coffee is excellent.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

We spent about 2.5 hours at this place and loved it. The music museum is quite nice and you can try different instruments. In the coffee museum you can learn everything about how coffee is coming from the plant to your cup. Make sure to take a tour of the coffee plantation (we joined another group so I'm not sure... More 

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Antigua, Guatemala
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

This has many attractions in one place, the coffee and music museums, the horse riding, horse stable, souveniers, the views....definitely a must if you are staying for more than 1 day in Antigua

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

It was really nice to go there, learn a great deal about Coffee, taste some really good Coffee and get a mini private coffy tour. We liked it there really much.

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