Guatemala - Antigua (PDF Chapter)
This is the Antigua chapter from Lonely Planet’s Guatemala guidebook.
Antigua’s beguiling beauty starts to seduce the moment you arrive. Once capital of Guatemala, its streetscapes of pastel facades unfold beneath the gaze of three volcanoes, and beautifully re-stored colonial buildings sit next to picturesque ruins in park-like surroundings.
- resurrect your high-school Spanish at such highly regarded language schools as Proyecto Lingüístico Francisco Marroquín
- witness scattered slabs of masonry, such as at Catedral de Santiago, that display mute evi-dence of Antigua’s quake-ridden history
- admire and acquire traditional Maya wear at seminal Casa del Tejido Antiguora
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Sights, Activities, Courses, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Around Antigua, Jocotenango, Ciudad Vieja & Around, San Cristóbal El Alto, San Juan Comalapa.
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