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Guatemala City Sightseeing Tour

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    Pass By: Gray Line Guatemala, Guatemala City 0011 Guatemala

    You will be pick up in your hotel for a sightseeing tour through Guatemala City to appreciate the charm of the modern city and learn about the history of some of the important buildings and monuments on the city.

    Stop At: Avenida Las Americas, Guatemala

    We will start with an avenue whose name is due to the several Plazas and monuments in honor of the countries of the American continent, surrounding by a garden.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza Berlin, Avenida de las Americas Final Zona 13, Guatemala City Guatemala

    Then, we continue to Berlin Plaza, in which there are three pieces of concrete brought from Germany, these are original sections of the Berlin Wall and from here you can view part of the city and the landscape of the volcanoes.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Avenida La Reforma, 1 Calle a 20 Calle de las Zonas 9 y 10, Guatemala City Guatemala

    We continue our road in La Reforma avenue, that was built inspired by the avenues of France and for this reason various statues are carved in stone, bronze and marble brought from Italy.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Iglesia Yurrita, 8-52, Ruta 6, Guatemala City 01004 Guatemala

    Yurrita Church is a private chapel of mixed Baroque style, with Romanesque and Byzantine elements. The church was built as a votive offering by Felipe Yurrita, a native of Arevalo, Castilla, Spain, to the Virgin of Our Lady of Sorrows, patron of that town, for favors received, in particular to have saved her life during the eruption of the volcano Santa Maria.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Centro Civico, Centro Cívico, Guatemala

    At the Civic Center of the City, we will see a set of buildings constructed between the 50’s and 60’s, such as The Supreme Court of Justice, the Ministry of Public Finance, City Hall, the Social Security, the Bank of Guatemala, the National Mortgage Bank, and the Guatemalan Tourism Commission, that are important for the history and the government, mostly.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza Mayor de la Constitucion, Guatemala City Guatemala

    When we arrive at the Major Plaza of the Constitution, we will appreciate important monuments as the National Palace, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Portal of Commerce and Centenarian Park. Also, it is know as the heart of the Historic Center of the city.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Mercado Central, 8 Calle and 8 Ave., Guatemala City 01001 Guatemala

    Finally, we will visit the Central Market, which is located behind the Metropolitan Cathedral, in the basement of the Tabernacle Plaza. It is divided by different sectors of products, where you will find from spices to beautiful memories of jade made in Guatemala, and more handicrafts.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Gray Line Guatemala, Guatemala City 0011 Guatemala

    At the end of our sightseeing though the city you will be transfer back to your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    2:30 PM
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Local guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned coach, van or minivan
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • It is recommended that you bring walking shoes, hat, sunglasses, and a camera.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Depending on your pick up place the order of the itineray may change.
    • Please contact us if you need a guide in any other language. French, German and Italian in private services, subject to additional costs and guide availability.
    • For groups of 10 persons or more, please contact Gray Line Guatemala to arrange.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Minimum of 2 passengers (adults) is required for the tour to run. If the minimum size is not reached, the tour is subject to cancellation and all tickets are refunded or rescheduled.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 July 2019

    Guatemala Country counted as unsafe for tourist, but its safe to travel in Guatemala but need to take some precaution not to travel alone in night and not to carry much cash. And if you travel to tourist cities like Antigua and Atitlan, that cities...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank er_dhingra
    GrayLineGua, Public Relations Manager at Gray Line Guatemala, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2019

    Dear Thank you for having booked with us and for takes the time to share your comments!! Hope to see you again here in Guatemala!!

    Reviewed 24 January 2019

    Greetings, I want to share my recent experience with this tour. Likes: Our tour guide was very knowledgeable on history of the country. The walk through the streets to experience up close look at historical buildings and the vendors was very nice and informative. I...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    Thank kareemw21kw
    GrayLineGua, Public Relations Manager at Gray Line Guatemala, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2019

    Dear Karen Thank your for having booked with us and for takes the time to leave your comments, those are ver important for us!! We are going to take into considerations your observation for future.

    Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

    Juan Pablo gave us a great tour. He was very informative and was patient with our many questions. We got a good orientation of the city and were glad to see Zone 1 even with the protests going on. We wouldn't hesitate to tour with...More

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    GrayLineGua, Director of Sales at Gray Line Guatemala, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

    Dear Matt Thank you for your comments, and for the comments of our Tourist Guide Juan Pablo, we will share your comments with him. Thank you for recommending our services and showing interest in booking with us again

    Reviewed 11 November 2017

    Nice van. Early pick up. Bilingual nice guide. Smallish group. Spent too much time in hot veggie-foeod market. Discoraged shopping in craft market.:(. Nice church tour. Too long on the less than impressive country plazas. Less than 4 hrs as no one wanted to go...More

    Date of experience: November 2017
    Thank Lgqrules
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    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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