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Top 10 places for travel & vacation in Guatemala.

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1.Antigua
Antigua - the capital of colonial Guatemala. The city was founded by the conquistadors in 1527. In 1542, the settlement was destroyed by the eruption of the volcano Agua. In 1773 the city was destroyed by an earthquake. Now the city is a tourist center with many monuments of the colonial culture and Baroque architecture. Included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
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2.Lake Atitlan
Atitlan is a large inland lake in the southwest of Guatemala. The lake is located in a volcanic valley of 130 square kilometers and is surrounded by three volcanoes of Atitlan, San Pedro and Toliman. In the lake area, the heirs of the ancient Maya civilization live. The main settlements - Panajachel, Atitlan and San Lucas - attract tourists and anthropologists. There are cyanobacteria.
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3.Volcan Atitlan
Atitlan is a volcano with a height of 3535 m in the western part of Guatemala. It is located next to the lake of the same name and volcanoes Toliman and San Pedro. Atitlan is part of the Central American volcanic arc. The last series erupted in 1853. Part of the slopes of the volcano is covered with forest. The view from the top is wonderful, you can appreciate Lake Atitlan. El Atitlan is a refuge for two especially rare and beautiful birds, which are endemic species of cloudy forests of the region.
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4.Xetulul Theme Park
Xetulul Theme Park is a theme park located in the Retaluleu department in the southwest of Guatemala. The park includes 13 kinds of attractions, carousels and is a popular entertainment place. The Plaza Francia Xetutul also offers a single carousel with two floors in Central America. In addition to its attractions, Xetulul is also known for its architecture. The park offers architectural reproductions of symbolic monuments all over the world, with the Trevi Fountain, the Moulin Rouge or the Templo del Grand Jaguar. The park received the Applause Award for the best amusement park in the world in 2008.
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5.Tikal
Tikal - one of the largest Mayan cities in Guatemala. Included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. In the center of the settlement there are six high pyramids with temples, there are also a lot of small pyramids. All major pyramids are tombs. North Acropolis was destroyed in 250 AD, but it was rebuilt. Another set of Mundo Perdido was part of the ritual part of the city, is now the observatory is located here.
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6.Agua Volcano
Agua is an volcano in Guatemala. Height 3,761 m. Opposite to Agua there are two more volcanoes of Fuego and Akatenango. It is located west of Lake Amatitlan. The volcano has a good Semitic form, and its slopes are covered with forests. At the moment, the volcano is more dangerous by the descent of mudflows and landslides than by volcanic activity, unlike nearby volcanoes. The nearest city to the top is the city of Santa Maria de Jesus, where the road arrives, and where the ascent usually begins. To get to the top, there are trails.
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7.Alta Verapaz
Alta Verapaz - a region in the northern part of Guatemala. In the department a lot of artifacts that belong to the Mayan culture. You can also explore the remains of the Spanish colonial culture. One of the main attractions of the region is the Church of El Calvario de Cobán. Also worth visiting Las Grutas del Rey Marcos - a system of underground tunnels and caves.
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8.San Pedro La Laguna
San Pedro La Laguna is a city on the shore of Lake Atitlan. A well-known tourist center of the country offering trips to the peaks of volcanoes, visiting the lake, learning Spanish colonial culture and the Mayan civilization. There are several popular hiking tours from San Pedro, including trekking to the nearby San Pedro volcano. Rent kayaks is located in the far eastern part of the city, on the shore of the lake. At least two paragliding instructors work around the lake.
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9.Semuc Champey
Semuc Champey - a waterfall that is located near the ancient Mayan city of El Mirador in Guatemala. Semuh Champi is a series of cascades on the Cahabon River. The river Kahabon, flowing through limestone formations, blurs them. Thus a series of rapids and shallow basins are formed. Semuh Champi is very popular with tourists, even despite the rather difficult path to it. It is an ideal place for swimming and visiting it is often included in the sightseeing routes to the city of El Mirador.
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10.Grutas de Lanquín
Grutas de Lanquín is a protected area consisting of a large system of limestone caves located 1 km (0.62 miles) west of Lanquin, in the department of Alta Verapas in Guatemala. At the entrance there is a river called Lankvin, which stretches for 12 kilometers to the river Kaabon. In the caves and in its halls there are various forms of limestone, which the human imagination resembles all kinds of objects and beings, where the ceremonies of the May holidays were held.
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