Best Places to Visit in Guatemala

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Guatemala is a fantastic place to explore and enjoy. Things like smoking volcanoes, world-famous coffee from the slopes where it is grown as well as roasted, and ruins of the once-massive Mayan Civilization.

Guatemala is a destination to mingle with the locals, involving roaming the nation in a colorfully painted old school bus, known as a chicken bus. Guatemala has some great beaches and blue lakes, of which Lake Atitlan is extremely popular. So, now it’s time to explore some of the best places to visit in Guatemala:

  1. Tikal:

If you have ever seen any first-star wars movie, you can now recognize Tikal, of the most important archaeological ruins of the pre-Columbian Mayan civilization. Tikal was the capital of this powerful Mayan Kingdom. In the late 4th century BC, Tikal had around 3000 buildings spread over several square miles.

  • Panajachel:

Panajachel is a lakeside town located in the southwestern, central highlands, is named after the indigenous word for tropical fruit, a white sapote. Panajachel is reputed to be the best place in Guatemala to buy a souvenir with its busy marketplace. It even makes a great place to explore surrounding native villages around Lake Atitlan.

  • Antigua Guatemala:

Antigua Guatemala is a beautiful colonial city in the central highlands of Guatemala and one of the best places to visit in this country. It is popularly known as Antigua, which is once served as the capital of the Kingdom of Guatemala. Presently, it is better known for its well preserved Spanish baroque architecture.

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