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Walking Tour of Antigua

Highlights
  • Professionally guided walking tour of Antigua, Guatemala
  • Explore scenic church ruins and a local jade factory
  • Learn the rich history of Guatemala’s former capital city
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Walking Tour of Antigua
From US$15.00
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Walking Tour of Antigua
From US$15.00
Overview
Get the lay of the land with a guided walking tour of Antigua, Guatemala. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a traveler’s favorite for its cobblestone streets, volcano views, colonial architecture, and abundance of crafts and markets. On this tour, you’ll discover the historic sites that give Antigua its special character.
What to Expect

Begin your walking tour at the mermaid fountain in Antigua’s main plaza. Check out the historic buildings that frame the central square: the Ayuntamiento, or City Hall, and the Captain General Palace, both known for their many arches. You’ll see the impressive ruins of the city’s main cathedral, affected by a series of powerful earthquakes like many of the other historic buildings in Antigua.

Next you’ll visit the San Francisco Church, parts of which date back to the 16th century. This church holds the tomb of Brother Peter, Guatemala’s first saint. Continue on to the elegant grounds of Santo Domingo, a one-time monastery turned luxury hotel and restaurant.

End your tour at a local jade factory, where you’ll learn about the history of this precious stone and its significance in Mayan culture. Your trip concludes back in Antigua’s central square.

Write a ReviewReviews (17)

1 - 5 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great Walking Tour

Erwin was an excellent and very informative guide. He has a real passion for his work and the city itself which made the tour really engaging! The tour was really well structured and covered all the main sights. If you’re into history, this is the...More

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile
Perfect Intro to Antigua

Did a walking tour of Antigua during Semana Santa wknd. This was soo perfect to get connected with the town. I would recommend this as a major to do when u get to town. Galileo was our guide and he was sooo friendly, knowledgeable and...More

Thank Maggie D
Reviewed 2 April 2018
Guatemala Port with Antigua Walking Tour

Our NCL Cruise stopped in Guatemala & we elected to take the ship's tour bus to the UNESCO site of Antigua. After our 1 hour narrated bus ride through the countryside we arrived just outside the city limits Here we changed from the standard large...More

1  Thank igre11
Reviewed 28 February 2018
A walkabout

Erwin was our extraordinary guide for our four hour walking tour. Having done walking tours in many cities around the world and being a licensed D.C. tour guide myself,I know what I want out of a tour and I wasn’t disappointed. Erwin being from the...More

Thank lkaplow320
Reviewed 16 February 2018
Great tour of La Antigua

Really good tour of the town. Loads of information given in a clear and easy to understand way. Enjoyed the tour and the town so would highly recommend this tour.

Thank Stephen P
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