Guatemala - Guatemala City (PDF Chapter)
This is the Guatemala City chapter from Lonely Planet’s Guatemala guide-book.
Depending on who you talk to, Guatemala City (or Guate as it’s known) is either big, dirty, dangerous and utterly forgettable, or big, dirty, dangerous and utterly fascinating. Either way, there’s no doubt there’s an energy here unlike anywhere else in Guatemala.
- visit the surprisingly leafy and animal-friendly Aurora Zoo
- head straight for the rejuvenated Zona 1 for the best night out on the town
- be oddly mesmerized by Mapa en Relieve, a 3D representation of the country – part engi-neering marvel, part tourist curio
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: History, Sights, Activities, Tours, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.
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