Antigua is filled with special and beautiful places, come explore the best of them with a local! Colonial churches, monuments and historic buildings are scattered throughout the city. Our local guide will show you all the best spots on a walking tour to the Cerro de la Cruz, through the beautiful streets of Antigua, and to the most emblematic place of this city. You’ll learn about Antigua’s rich history as well as daily life here now.
The first stop on our walking tour is Antigua’s famous viewpoint: Cerro de la Cruz, offering a fantastic panoramic view of the city. Here you’ll learn about Antigua’s history as the third capital city of the Spanish government and the impact this left behind. You’ll be able to take some beautiful shots of Antigua from above, with volcanoes Agua, Fuego, and Acatenango in the background.
After seeing the city from above, we will walk back through Antigua’s beautiful streets and visit the famous and important places in Antigua, including churches, ruins, monuments, the local market, the central park and more. Important highlights of the walking tour include the famous La Merced Church and the Arco de Santa Catalina. During the tour our guide will tell you much more about the rich history and culture of Antigua and its beautiful buildings as well as what life is like here for locals nowadays.