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Things to do in Quetzaltenango

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.
Park
“This park is the center of town. Is good to see the real Xela, young people hang out there and it is a good reference for finding things. The main church can be seen from here. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Great- easy hiking close to the Zone 1. I will recommend to go with a group. I go there a couple times a week with my dogs, so you can join. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Entre las construcciones historicas en Xela el teatro es una de ellas, con una gran variedad de formas y estilo grecoromano. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
  • 1 local recommends
Route
“ Plaza with a lot of restaurants and bar. It gets crowded and loud but it has a great local vibe. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cafe
“El cuartito has great live music and a very cute patio. Their food is not the best but you can go for Mojitos, coffee and appetizers. Very nice atmosphere. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
Shopping Mall
“The only western-style mall in Quetzaltenango. Has a cinema, Sears and extensive food court”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
  • 1 local recommends
Premise
“Casa Noj has various events going on every week, you should look at their Facebook page for more information but they have art exhibits, concerts, organic market and more. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“Best Indian restaurant, favorite plate: Pollo tika Masala, delicious lassis or other licuado's, best samosas”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“Sirven un buen café para comer con el pan típico de Xela en un ambiente agradable, los precios son muy razonables. Las shecas tipicas con o sin relleno son una buena opción. A sólo tres cuadras de nuestra ubicación.”
  • 1 local recommends
Cafe
  • 4 locals recommend
Museum
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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  • 3 locals recommend
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  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Indian Restaurant
“Best Indian restaurant, favorite plate: Pollo tika Masala, delicious lassis or other licuado's, best samosas”
  • 1 local recommends
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  • 1 local recommends
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  • 3 locals recommend
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  • 1 local recommends
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  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 2 locals recommend
Dumpling Restaurant
“La Esquina Asiática offers discounts on their breakfasts to our guests and free drinks on Wednesdays nights when they have live music!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Gastropub
  • 2 locals recommend

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