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Antigua

4.4
World heritage site · Volcanos · Landmarks

Popular things to do in Antigua

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Volcano
Volcán Pacaya
4.4
Duration: 3 hours
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Art Museum
Casa Santo Domingo Museums
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Landmark
Cerro de la Cruz
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Church
Iglesia de La Merced
4.6
Duration: 1 hour
The former capital of Guatemala and a World Heritage Site, Antigua retains its colonial charm and remains one of the most visited destinations in the country. A cultural hub, the city boasts a variety of museums and language schools sprinkled between its churches, ruins, and quaint squares. Step back in time on a tour of Antigua and explore lively, vibrant streets, or venture out into the scenic surroundings, dominated by three volcanoes towering in the background. Use our world travel planner: Antigua and all its delights await.

Historic Sites in Antigua

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Ruin
Arco de Santa Catalina
4.6
Duration: 30 minutes
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Ruin
Convento de las Capuchinas
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Historic Site
Iglesia de San Francisco El Grande
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Religious Site
Cathedral de Santiago
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Antigua

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Zoo
La Aurora Zoo Guatemala City
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Historic Site
Palacio Nacional Guatemala City
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Shopping Mall
Paseo Cayala Guatemala City
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Theme Park
Mundo Petapa Irtra Guatemala City
4.7
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Antigua

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Specialty Museum
ChocoMuseo
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
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History Museum
Centro Cultural La Azotea
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Specialty Museum
Paseo De Los Museos
4.5
Duration: 4 hours
Specialty Museum
Casa K'Ojom
4.7
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Antigua

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Volcano
Volcan de Agua
4.1
Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Nim Po't Centro de Textiles Tradicionales
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Garden
Caoba Farms
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo
4.4
Duration: 1 hour

Shopping in Antigua

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Casa de Artes
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Jades Imperio Maya
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Gift & Specialty Shop
Los Colores de la Tierra
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
La Antigua Galeria de Arte
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Specialty Museum
Museo Casa del Tejido Antiguo
4.4
Duration: 1 hour
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Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Guatemala Destination Tours
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
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Landmark
The Plaza Central Park
4.4
Duration: 30 minutes
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Coffee / Tea Tour
Coffee & Tea Tours
4.8
Duration: 4h 30 min

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