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Festivals in Guatemala

In Guatemala, for its religious tradition, it is celebrated in each of its municipalities the Titular party or patron feast. This takes place in the week of veneration of the saint or patron saint of each municipality and boom in the particular day with rest for that day, performing special celebrations. For the city of […]

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Temple IV in Tikal.

Also known as the Temple of the Serpent Doubleheaded, Guatemala’s biggest attraction constitutes one of the most emblematic structures of the Mayan civilization. The temple was built during the reign of Yik’in Chan Ka’wil, the number 27 ruler of the city dynasty around 741 D. This ruler’s victories over other kingdoms located to the east […]

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Parque Tikal Guatemala.

Tikal is one of the largest urban centers of pre-Columbian Mayan civilization. It is located in the municipality of Flores in the Department of Petén, in the current territory of the Republic of Guatemala and is part of the Tikal National Park, which was declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 1979. According to […]

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Semuc Champey

SEMUC Champey was declared in 1999 Natural Monument by the then President of the Republic of Guatemala, Álvaro Arzú Irigoyen and it is very close geographically to the national Park Grutas de Lanquín with which it shares a center of visitors to give Tourist coverage. It is a natural enclave located near the Guatemalan municipality […]

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Xetulul Amusement Park. Guatemala.

Xetulul is a theme park in Guatemala. It is located in the Department of Retalhuleu, in the southwestern part of the country. Inaugurated in 2002, it is the third largest amusement park in Latin America, after Beto Carrero World in Penha, Santa Catarina, Brazil and SIX flags Mexico near Mexico City, Mexico. Xetutul is associated […]

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Santa Maria Volcano.

The Santa Maria volcano is a large dormant volcano in the mountainous area of western Guatemala, near the city of Quetzaltenango. Its eruption in 1902 was one of the three largest eruptions of the twentieth century and the third largest eruption of that year, after Mount Pelée in Martinique and the Soufrière in San Vicente. […]

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San Pedro volcano.

The San Pedro volcano has stunning views over the Great Lake Atitlan and a medium-difficulty trekking through lush vegetation. It is a stratovolcano located on the southwest side of the caldera of Lake Atitlan in Guatemala. It has an altitude of 3020 MASL. The town of San Pedro la Laguna, in the Department of Sololá, […]

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Main destinations

Guatemala receives about two million tourists annually. In recent years there has been the visit of many cruise ships that touch important seaports of Guatemala, which involves the visit of more tourists to the country. In its territory are fascinating Mayan archaeological enclaves Tikal, Quiriguá, Iximché, and in Guatemala city. As natural beauty destinations you […]

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Pacaya volcano.

The Pacaya is an active volcano located in the municipality of San Vicente Pacaya in the Department of Escuintla, Guatemala. It is unknown how many thousands of years ago erupted for the first time, but at least 23 eruptions have been recorded since the time of Spanish colonization of America in Guatemala. After being asleep […]

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Main beaches.

Guatemala has soft beaches on its Pacific coast, characteristic for its exotic black sands and on the Caribbean coast, with White sands and numerous lake beaches in formidable scenarios with landscapes as different as charming. Playa Blanca (Izabal): Located in the Bay of Amatique on the Atlantic coast, is the most famous Caribbean beach in […]