- People who love culture and colonial cities
- History seekers and folks who love walking and getting to more about the behind the scenes of what Antigua has to offer
Set out to explore the charming cobblestone city of La Antigua Guatemala and learn more about the rich history and stunning architecture of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Today you will take in the highlights of the beautiful colonial city which was once the third capital of Guatemala known as the City of Saint James and which, for over two centuries, served as the capital of the Kingdom of Guatemala, which extended from present day Chiapas through Costa Rica.
-Explore the Central Plaza
-Palace of the Captain General and Municipal buildings as well as some of the many famous churches and a ruined monastery.
Who this experience is good for
People who like history, walking around and getting to know more about the behind the scenes of what this city is all about.
Good for listeners and curious travellers
Meet our local Host
A selected team of bilingual guides will give the tour. This is a perfect experience to check out the nooks and crannies of the city by a local expert. Josh's city team puts a lot of effort in providing the best info with great attitude and professionalism you will love the local team of guides.
Meet at designated meet point (details on hub event). Greeting by guide and set off to explore the historic centre of the city, this includes the main Plaza and municipal buildings and depending on the restoration projects we also visit a local ruin selected by the guide, as the city always is working on restoring these old buildings and monasteries stuck in time and quite difficult to maintain. The whole experience is waling and will take up most of the morning hours. After the experience make sure you ask your local guide for a good recommendation for lunch (not included).
-Walking Tour given by guide
Whats not included
-Extra Food and or snacks
Know before you go
-Bring personal water bottle
-Difficulty Level - Easy but you will be walking under the sun
-Weather dependent - As this experience could be postponed due to rain
-Bring a cap or sun / rain gear
-If you like pictures - now is the time to bring your devices or cameras
-Minimum to operate: 5 people
-Maximum is: 30 people
-Deadline to book: 3 days prior to experience.
fREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Excellent tour by a local (Nancy) who has lived in Antigua her whole life. Learned more than what is available in guidebooks about this beautiful colonial town from a true insider with a lovely passion for sharing details, big and small, about her beloved environs.
The City Walking Tour was excellent. Our guide, Nancy, is very knowledgeable about Antigua and its history, and she really went out of her way to make this an enjoyable experience. Highly recommended!
Our guide was helpful, friendly and a pleasure to speak with. This is a nice morning to see the city from the perspective of a local who was raised here.
Excellent tour by a local (Nancy) who has lived in Antigua her whole life. Learned more than what is available in guidebooks about this beautiful colonial town from a true insider with a passion for sharing details, big and small, about her beloved environs. After being here for a while, was nice to be able to ask a local lots of questions about what we have observed in Antigua. Lovely and enriching morning!