Welcome to Guatemala City, the capital of Guatemala and also the largest city in the country. Guatemala City offers a little something for every kind of traveler -- from bustling city life to idyllic hikes through nearby mountains. Book one of the gorgeous hotels in Guatemala City, and then get out and explore! There is no shortage of culture to take in, people to meet, foods to try, and fun to have in this bustling, big, metropolitan haven!
First, check into your hotel in Guatemala City. The city is lovely and large, and there is a huge range of hotels to suit the needs of any traveler. You can find hostels if you're backpacking, and there are also romantic hotels in Guatemala City if you're on a holiday with your sweetheart. If you love rides and entertainment, check out Mundo Petapa Irtra, a bustling theme park with rides, games, animals, and attractions to entertain visitors of all ages. You can also visit the excellent zoo in town, Zoologico Nacional La Aurora. If you're into historical and cultural sites more than rides, visit the Museo Popol Vuh, which is home to one of the largest collections of Mayan art in the world. You can get a taxi from any of the Guatemala City hotels to take you to any of the city's biggest destinations.
Guatemala City is a cultural haven, and it's one of the best places in the world to sample traditional Guatemalan food. Book a table at one of the Guatemalan restaurants in town, and you can sample native dishes, which are largely based on Mayan cuisine. While you're in town, sample the national beer of Guatemala -- Cerveceria Centroamericana's Gallo. You'll also want to taste one of the delicious, fresh fruit shakes, called licuados, to cool you down while you're there.
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