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Departure Sun, 06 Jan Return Thu, 10 Jan
MEX Mexico City
GUA Guatemala City
return from 193€
Departure Mon, 24 Dec Return Sat, 12 Jan
DUB Dublin
GUA Guatemala City
return from 927€
Departure Fri, 14 Dec Return Thu, 03 Jan
BCN Barcelona
GUA Guatemala City
return from 768€
Departure Mon, 17 Dec Return Tue, 01 Jan
MAD Madrid
GUA Guatemala City
return from 756€
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Guatemala City holidays

Guatemala City sights and attractions

Founded in 1776, Guatemala's capital, Guatemala City (also known as "Guate") is one of the most populated cities in Central America and offers visitors a whirlwind of lively nightlife, world-class golf courses, gleaming shopping malls and a buzzing entertainment district. It is the country's financial and cultural hub, and while it has its foot firmly in the present, the city boasts a number of historical monuments such as the Palacio Nacional de la Cultura (National Palace) and the centro historico (historic quarter). This fast-paced cosmopolitan city is also home to a thriving cultural scene with more than 30 galleries showcasing Guatemalan art and numerous performance venues.

What to do in Guatemala City

Guatemala City draws visitors for a wide range of reasons. From concerts, sporting events and cultural attractions to vibrant markets and contemporary arts, visitors to Guatemala City will discover a multilayered city with a myriad of things to do that suit a diverse range of interests.

If you spend some time in Guatemala City, you can:

  • See one of the biggest collections of Mayan antiquities at the Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología
  • Visit the grandiose Cathedral of Guatemala City, constructed during the 17th and 18th centuries
  • Shop for souvenirs such as leather goods and hand-woven blankets in the Mercado Central
  • Visit the ancient Mayan ruins of the Mixco Viejo archeological site
  • Join locals strolling through the historic Plaza Mayor
  • Check out the night scene in the Zona Viva
  • Visit the city's cultural centre, named after the Nobel prize-winning novelist Miguel Ángel Asturias
  • Learn about pre-Hispanic Guatemalan culture and see Mayan art at the Museo Popol Vuh
  • See an intriguing collection of Guatemalan textiles and indigenous dress at the Museo Ixchel de Traje Indigena
  • Try some local delicacies such as spicy meat stews and soups
Guatemala City

Airports in Guatemala City

La Aurora International Airport is the main airport serving Guatemala City and Guatemala. It is one of the busiest airports in Central America and handles flights to a range of international destinations.

  • La Aurora International Airport

    Top Carriers

    A number of major airlines offer cheap flights to Guatemala City including: Avianca, United Airlines and Copa Airlines.

    Location

    La Aurora International Airport is situated approximately 4 miles from the city centre.

    Transportation

    The most convenient way for passengers to reach the city centre is to pick up a taxi from outside the terminal building. There are also regular buses that run to and from the airport to a variety of destinations throughout the city.

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