Things to do in Antigua

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    Parque Central

    Parque Central

    Ranked #1 overall in Antigua things to do
    9.417 reviews
    Outdoors, Park
    Popular withAdventureFoodiesFamilies

    The amazing central meeting area in Antigua.

  • 2
    Mercado de Artesanias

    Mercado de Artesanias

    Ranked #2 overall in Antigua things to do
    8.915 reviews
    Shopping, Market
    Popular withAdventureArtsyFamilies

    The left side is the high end stuff and the right side is the sketchy "black market" section. Naturally, I went right. My sweet scores included a gallon of illegal ...

  • 3
    Cerro de la Cruz (Hill of the Cross)

    Cerro de la Cruz (Hill of the Cross)

    Ranked #3 overall in Antigua things to do
    9.311 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Landmark, Scenic Lookout
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureBackpackers

    Take a brief, yet strenuous hike to admire the panoramic views of Antigua. You can walk alone of use the free guide service offered by the tourist police.

  • 4
    Santa Catalina Arch

    Santa Catalina Arch

    Ranked #4 overall in Antigua things to do
    9.410 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Landmark
    Popular withHistoryArtsyAdventure

    Pretty colonial arch on 5th avenue, close to the main plaza. The street is full of cafes, restaurants, and shops catering to tourists.

  • 5
    Café No Sé

    Café No Sé

    Ranked #5 overall in Antigua things to do
    9.17 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Dive Bar
    Popular withBackpackersNightlifeHipsters

    A local must see! Every town must have its dive bar that draws all kinds of musicians and people from around the world. Definitely a place to stop in for ...

  • 6
    La Merced Church

    La Merced Church

    Ranked #8 overall in Antigua things to do
    8.99 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Church
    Popular withArtsyHistorySpiritual
  • 7
    Cafe Sky

    Cafe Sky

    Ranked #6 overall in Antigua things to do
    9.06 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife
    Popular withNightlifeFoodiesFamilies

    While neither the food nor drinks were anything particularly special, Cafe Sky's rooftop bar remains in my mind as one of the most pleasant places in the city for a ...

  • 8
    Volcán Acatenango

    Volcán Acatenango

    Ranked #7 overall in Antigua things to do
    9.65 reviews
    Outdoors, Trekking
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureBackpackers

    If you're looking for adventure in Guatemala then climb Acatenango and watch neighbouring volcano Fuego erupt. Fuego is apparently the worlds most frequently erupting volcano - which affords incredible views ...

  • 9
    Iximche

    Iximche

    Ranked #14 overall in Antigua things to do
    9.33 reviews
    Sights and Museums
    Popular withHistoryOutdoorsySpiritual

    A nice day trip from Antigua. Iximche was a Mayan capitol when the Conquistadors arrived in the early 1520's. Learn the history of the rise and fall of this capitol.

  • 10
    Public Lavatory

    Public Lavatory

    Ranked #16 overall in Antigua things to do
    9.33 reviews
    Sights and Museums
    Popular withHistoryLuxuryFamilies

    You will probably run into this by accident if you are walking around town, but it is a great place for some photos!

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