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Guatemala City, the capital and largest city of the Republic of Guatemala, is known locally as Guate or Guatemala. It is in the central part of the Republic of Guatemala. The most populated city in Central America, Guatemala City is snuggled in a mountain valley called Valle de la Ermita. The impressive hills surrounding the city bequeath it with arresting natural beauty and make it an excellent place to visit for nature aficionados. Guatemala City is also known among tourists for its Mayan history, high-altitude location, and nearby volcanoes.

Things to do in Guatemala City

National Palace

Identified as Guatemala City's symbol in its architectural context, National Palace is officially named as Palacio Nacional de la Cultura. The building was once the headquarters of the President of Guatemala. National Palace is now an interesting museum. This facility is also used for various government events.

Antigua Guatemala

Antigua Guatemala, located at around 16 miles from Guatemala City, is most often referred to simply as Antigua. It is one of the most beautiful cities in Central America. The city is nestled amid surrounding volcanoes. The cobblestoned streets in the city are lined with beautiful old colonial buildings among which few demonstrate evidences of the earthquakes that have given contribution to the history of the city.

Pacaya Volcano

Pacaya Volcano, rising above 2550 meters above the sea level, offers travel junkies opportunities to witness volcanic activities. This volcano has been active since 1975 and the lava bursts constantly vary in its appearance.

Best Time to Fly to Guatemala City

Best time to book flights from San Francisco to Guatemala City is from December through March, coinciding with the winter months. It also coincides with city's dry season. During this season, and especially around the Christmas and Easter holidays, Guatemala City flights should be booked well in advance as Easter and Holy Week are major holidays in Guatemala City.

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