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Things to do in Guatemala City

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Church
“Like a small town within the City. Safe and fun, outdoor. With several stores and restaurants.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Nice shopping mall, plenty brands and places to go Bonito centro comercial, muchas marcas y lugares para ir ”
  • 38 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great out door shopping mall for good food and some shopping. Also has a high end movie theater. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Entertainment
“One of the places you have to see in your time in the city. It's our palace. Right next to the flat you can go walking and visit the palace and the cathedral of Guatemala the same day.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Zoo
“Pasas un dia espectacular conociendo diversos animales, comiendo y disfrurando de un agradable clima...también están las noches de luna en el Zoologico donde observas el comportamiento de los animales nocturnos.... ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Market
“If you are looking for where to buy 100% Guatemalan products, this is the right place. The Central Market is very important for the culture of Guatemala, it has special sections so you can get everything you want. From crafts, fruits, vegetables, typical cloth and much more”
  • 23 locals recommend
Plaza
“Guatemala City's Central Park, main plaza with National Palace, Metropolitan Cathedral & Portal del Comercio”
  • 18 locals recommend
Office
“We do not recommend the use of white taxis. Only yellow ones, that you need to order through a phone call. Potentially dangerous.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Centro comercial cerca del apartamento, puedes ir a pie. You can get there arabic food, thai food, sushi, steak and starbucks also. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“The architecture is incredible, and is perfect for a tour guide, free concerts, plays and more....”
  • 9 locals recommend
Museum
“If you are interested in Guatemalan textiles, you shouldn't miss this one. The university campus nearby is also a pleasant place to wander around. They are both in a sort of verdant gulch slightly below city level; very secluded.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Nature
“You can observe all Guatemala at once! It is a very interesting place where you can observe the complicated topography of all the country in a scale model of the country. Located in a very nice municipal park surrounded by a forest of "hormigo" trees. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Molecular Gastronomy Restaurant
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“Nice trendy restaurant. If you like to and have a drink at their bar or have a nice meal.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you want to have a great breakfast this is the place to go! def! one of my favorites! come and enjoy fresh bread (they are a bakery) with coffee and some benedict eggs for your breakfast! enjoy!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Best pizza in town, located in one of the nicest areas to walk around, do some bar hopping or visit an art exhibition”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bakery
“Nice Bakery! The best bread in Town, also you can do Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. ”
  • 8 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“If you want to have a great breakfast this is the place to go! def! one of my favorites! come and enjoy fresh bread (they are a bakery) with coffee and some benedict eggs for your breakfast! enjoy!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Best pizza in town, located in one of the nicest areas to walk around, do some bar hopping or visit an art exhibition”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bakery
“Nice Bakery! The best bread in Town, also you can do Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Gastropub
“A fun, reliable, hipster hangout that is open to the street. You might see the owner and her dog, Chata.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“The theme of this food court is really unique, the design is based on the local markets of Guatemala. here you can find tacos/burgers/sandwiches/pizzas/desserts/coffee”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great place for Spanish cuisine. Make sure you try the Surf and turf (Mar y Tierra)”
  • 12 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“Guatemalan steakhouse, best place for meat and Guatemalan side dishes like tortillas, beans and guacamole.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Café Saúl y sus crepas son un must! Mi favorita es la DolceVita con una bola de helado. Además de crepas venden sándwiches, sopas, pizzas, smoothies muy ricos! Te lo recomendamos para desayuno o almuerzo. Está a unos cuantos pasos del apartamento. ”
  • 11 locals recommend

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