Guatemala - Antigua (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Antigua chapter from Lonely Planet’s Guatemala guidebook.

A place of rare beauty, major historical significance and vibrant culture, Antigua remains Guatemala’s must-visit destination. The city boasts an impressive catalog of colonial relics in a magnificent setting. Its churches, plazas and markets are throbbing with activity.

  • resurrect your high-school Spanish at highly regarded language schools
  • maps
  • witness scattered slabs of masonry, such as at the Catedral, that display mute evidence of Antigua’s quake-ridden history
  • transport
  • admire and acquire traditional Maya wear at Casa del Tejido Antiguo, with its seminal collection of huipiles (embroidered tunics) and cortes (wraparound skirts)
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Sights, Activities, Courses, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Jocetango, Ciudad Vieja & around, San Cristóbal El Alto, San Juan Comalapa, Santiago Sacatepéquez & Sumpango.

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