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The largest capital in Central America

A megapolis that grew on the ruins of a Mayan city

Guatemala

Guatemala is the capital and the largest city in Central America, located in the southern part of the Republic of Guatemala. It was founded in 1776. After a devastating earthquake three years earlier, the Spaniards decided to move the capital of the Captaincy General here. Previously, the site of the modern metropolis used to be the ancient Mayan city of Kaminaljuyu. Today its ruins are under modern buildings, making excavations much more difficult. The National Museum of Ethnography and Archaeology has an exposition devoted to Maya culture. From here, you can go on a tour of Tikal National Park to explore the famous Mayan pyramids and temples. It is worth visiting the city's Central Square, seeing the main architectural and historical monuments, go to Lake Atitlan, conquer the challenging pedestrian route to the waterfalls of Semuk Champei.

Trip budget

Before the trip, you should calculate the approximate budget that you will require for the travel:

Hotels
booking

from 47 $/night

Apartment
rental

from 49 $/night

Taxi
fare

Start - 3.24 $, 1km - 0.5 $

Gasoline

0.9 $/liter

Average bill
in restaurant

30 $ for 2 person

Map Guatemala

Attractions Guatemala

Hotels in Guatemala

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Barceló Guatemala City
from 76 $
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Radisson Hotel & Suites Guatemala City
from 72 $
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Holiday Inn Guatemala
from 89 $
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Hotel Stofella Guatemala
from 72 $
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Apart-Hotel Casa Serena
from 107 $
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Hotel Real Intercontinental Guatemala
from 104 $
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Hyatt Centric Guatemala City
from 121 $
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Hotel Clarion Suites Guatemala
from 76 $
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Courtyard by Marriott Guatemala City
from 81 $
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Apart-Hotel TerraEsperanza
from 57 $
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Hotel Guatemala Inn
from 76 $
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Grand Tikal Futura Hotel
from 110 $

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