6 Hours Culture tour itinerary for Antigua Guatemala: Time Travel In The Antiquity City
Disembark from your cruise liner for a day packed with spectacular views of the city flanked by volcanoes and forests on all sides. Examine the impressions of Spanish Baroque in architecture, scan the streets and choose from a wide array of handicrafts and hand woven textiles.
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Meet your Antigua Guatemala on board the air-conditioned transport.
Drive through the city of Antigua, and see numerous examples of the Spanish Baroque influenced architecture and colonial church ruins that date back to the 1500s. The city has earned a UNESCO World Heritage Site award due to its cultural importance.
At the heart of the city, your guide will lead you to Central Park and Plaza.
See the Church of La Merced, Cathedral Church and the Santo Domingo Covent.
Visit the famous Jade Factory and learn about the local mining and production of jade.
Choose from a wide variety of restaurants if you would like to purchase lunch or you can ask your seasoned Puerto Quetzal tour guide for suggestions.
Browse through shops and stalls and find everything from local hand-crafted items, souvenirs and brightly coloured hand-woven textiles.
At the end of this Guatemala cruise shore excursion, your guide will drop you back to Puerto Quetzal port.
Break up of the time spent at each attraction:
Antigua, Antigua, Sacatepequez Department - Pass by without stopping.
Cathedral de Santiago - 30 minutes.
The Plaza Central Park, Plaza Mayor City Center - 15 minutes.
Iglesia de San Francisco El Grande, Calle Oriente - 30 minutes.
Arco de Santa Catalina - 20 minutes.
Iglesia de La Merced, Antigua Guatemala - 30 minutes.
Jade Maya - The Original Jade factory and Museum - 1 hour.
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