Guatemala City is the capital of the Central American country of Guatemala. The city is known for its ties to the ancient Mayans, beautiful natural landscapes and cultural landmarks. Add these spots to your list for your next visit to Guatemala City.
La Aurora Zoo
Founded in 1924, the zoo houses animals indigenous to Asia, the Americas and Africa. The zoo also boasts a large garden. Adult admission costs about $5. Closed Monday.
Spend some time exploring the lively market. Vendors sell produce, Guatemalan handicrafts, traditional cuisine and more from underground stalls.
Formally known as Catedral Primada Metropolitana de Santiago, the beautiful church is the main one for the people of Guatemala City. It is located in the city center and opened in 1871.
Museo Popol Vuh
Located on the campus of the Universidad Francisco Marroquín, this museum holds an extensive collection of pre-Colombian and colonial Mayan art. Admission costs about $5. Closed Sunday.
The building is an important historical and architectural landmark in Guatemala City. It overlooks the sprawling town square and once held the offices of the president of Guatemala. Today, the building is open to visitors during the week.
With holiday celebrations looking a little different this year, it has been hard coming up with clever ways to still enjoy the special occasion from the comfort of your home. As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, bars and restaurants are closed or only operating on a limited capacity, which means you and your crew are probably stuck for plans. Here are some helpful tips to make this St. Paddy’s Day at home the best yet.
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