Discover Guatemala City

Guatemala City is the largest, most populous city in the Central American nation of Guatemala. It's a bustling metropolis with a rich cultural heritage that dates back to pre-Columbian times. Founded in 1776 by Spanish conquistadors, Guatemala City boasts many historical sites and landmarks that provide insight into its history and culture. The National Palace of Culture is a must-see for art enthusiasts, while the Plaza de la Constitucion provides an interesting glimpse into daily life in the capital. For those looking to experience some of Guatemala's vibrant nightlife and culinary scene, head over to Zona Viva where you'll find bars, clubs and restaurants serving up traditional dishes like tamales and pepian. Finally, no visit to Guatemala City would be complete without visiting La Aurora Zoo where visitors can get up close with exotic wildlife from all over Latin America.