La Cuevita de Los Urquizú
Convento de Capuchinas
Inaugurated in 1736 by nuns from Madrid, the convent of Las Capuchinas was seriously damaged by the 1773 earthquake and thereafter...
It was the Maya who discovered the culinary uses of the cacao bean, which later became a form of currency for the Aztec empire. These...
Centroamerica Spanish Academy
Recommended Spanish school.
In its current incarnation, this long-standing pillar of Antigua nightlife draws a mostly Guatemalan crowd with a smattering of foreign...
A good place to stock up on sandwiches for the volcano climb is this Euro-standard deli, with all kinds of gourmet items. Offers elegant...
Lonely Planet review
Sumptuous típico food is the draw here, all kept warm in earthenware pots out front. Choose from pepián (chicken and vegetables in a piquant sesame and pumpkin seed sauce), kaq'ik (spicy turkey stew), jocón (green stew of chicken or pork with green vegetables and herbs) or other such Guatemalan favorites, and you'll get two accompaniments.