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Antigua Guatemala, GT
Monday, October 23, 2017

Welcome to Antigua Guatemala!

Plan and book your perfect trip or stay in Antigua Guatemala with expert local advice, travel tips, and inspiration from OkAntigua.

Antigua Guatemala, the former capital of Guatemala, is Central America's most popular tourist destination. Its cobblestone streets and baroque architecture are a delight to travelers. For a small, walkable city, Antigua packs a large number of restaurants, featuring cuisine from all continents. It also hosts one of the largest, most elaborate and colorful Holy Week celebrations in the world.

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Cultural Immersion: Antigua Guatemala Spanish Schools

*This is an excerpt of the Antigua Guatemala - The Essential Guide (2017) (Antigua Guatemala Spanish Schools), which you can find at Amazon.com.* Antigua Guatemala...

Santa Catalina Arch, Antigua Guatemala’s Iconic Landmark

*This is an excerpt of the Antigua Guatemala Travel Guide (Santa Catalina Arch), which you can find here.* At first, it isn't evident how much remains of...

Pacaya Volcano Hike: Detailed Visitors Guide

Fast Facts About a Pacaya Volcano Hike The cost to visit: $8 for a shuttle to National Park (includes round-trip transportation, guide, and marshmallows), Q50 for...

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Try This: Guatemalan Nance (Yellow Cherries)

Nances (Yellow Cherries) are one of those polarizing fruits - if you grew up eating it, there's nothing better in the world than gorging...

Getting Around: Driving In Antigua Guatemala

Antigua Guatemala is a small city of under 40,000 residents. Most people get around Antigua on foot or using a patchwork network of privately-owned...

Cultural Immersion: Antigua Guatemala Spanish Schools

*This is an excerpt of the Antigua Guatemala - The Essential Guide (2017) (Antigua Guatemala Spanish Schools), which you can find at Amazon.com.* Antigua Guatemala...

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Guide To Guatemalan Food – Antigua Guatemala Edition

The country of Guatemala has 19 departments or administrative zones, and Antigua Guatemala happens to be the capital of the Sacatepéquez department. Though there...

Try This: Guatemalan Nance (Yellow Cherries)

Nances (Yellow Cherries) are one of those polarizing fruits - if you grew up eating it, there's nothing better in the world than gorging...

Try This: Jocote de Marañon (Cashew Apple)

If you've been to Antigua Guatemala's Mercado (Market) lately, you've probably noticed your share of exotic fruits and produce. One you should try is...

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