The Zoo la Aurora, located in the middle of Guatemala City, is one of the city’s most significant gardens, with 287 species and about 2100 animals. The Zoo features numerous sections where visitors may see the collections grouped by continent. José Maria Orellana’s Government established the Zoo in 1924. Every year, around 1.5 million people visit the Zoo La Aurora. All efforts are toward educational innovation and park renovation.
The Zoo covers 15 hectares and housing species from all over the globe, including Humboldt Penguins, big cats, Asian elephants, monkeys, giraffes, and the largest project in the Zoo’s history, “El Reino Kan y sus Reptiles.” It includes a sanctuary with more than 50 species divided into reptiles, amphibians, and spiders, all living in ideal conditions.
Mundo Petapa Irtra
Mundo Petapa Irtra offers several opportunities for everyone to have a fun family day. Children and teenagers will notice that there is always something interesting to do and see. It features an amusement park for the entire family. It has a zoo, is a beautiful place to walk. There are several meal alternatives available, and the staff is kind. It is Guatemala City’s best theme park.
This is Cayala City’s heart, 63 acres of land including housing, eating, retail, entertainment, and commercial zones. With over 90 business ideas ranging from coffee shops to restaurants, it is a unique destination to visit with a cultural agenda and year-round events. This setting is fantastic! This area has a European feel and appearance. The buildings are all white and magnificent. Within its grounds is a picturesque Roman Catholic Church dedicated to the cult of the Virgin Mary – the “Santa Mara Reina de la Familia.” You may easily spend the entire day at “Paseo Cayalá” and even stay in its hotel accommodations.
Shopping at the Oakland Mall RoofTop – One of the many things to do in Guatemala City
From the minute you enter the mall, Oakland Mall focuses on giving a unique shopping experience. Its four levels of retail, convenient parking with two thousand spots, distinctive stores, fast food, cafés, and restaurants make Oakland Mall a unique, unexpected, and unusual destination. This modern mall in the city center has several well-known brand name shops and boutiques. If you want to go shopping, “Oakland Mall” is the place to go. It contains a large restaurant and a large food court. Cinépolis, a movie theatre, is located there. Enjoy!
Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena
The “Museo Ixchel del Traje Indgena” is located in the “Centro Cultural de la Universidad Francisco Marroqun (UFM)“. It borders the “Museo Popol Vuh” making it easy to visit both museums. When visiting Guatemala, you will undoubtedly notice the lovely and bright textiles sold at every local market. The country’s textile culture is maintained at the “Museo Ixchel del Traje Indgena“. This fantastic museum displays textiles and apparel from Guatemala’s indigenous culture, paintings, interactive weaving exhibitions, a bookstore, and a gift shop.
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