Modern, air-conditioned TransMetro buses run a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing circuit passing every 20 minutes, with 10 stops including...
Palacio Nacional de la Cultura
On the north side of Parque Central is this imposing presidential palace, built between 1936 and 1943 during the dictatorial rule of...
Facing Parque Central, this cathedral was constructed between 1782 and 1815 (the towers were finished in 1867). It has survived...
Las Cien Puertas
This superhip (but not studiously so) little watering hole is set in a shabby colonial arcade that's said to have a hundred doors (hence...
Hotel Pan American
The restaurant at this venerable hotel is high on ambiance. It has notably experienced and polished wait staff sporting traditional Maya...
Parque Central information
Guatemala City's central plaza is an excellent starting point to begin your journey onto other Zona 1 sights. Parque Central and the adjoining Parque Centenario are never empty during daylight hours, with shoeshine boys, ice-cream vendors, and sometimes open-air political meetings adding to the general bustle.