Palacio Nacional, Guatemala City
(4.3/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Take in the history and architecture at Guatemala City's crowning landmark, Palacio Nacional. The dictatorial government of Jose Ubico built this former presidential palace in the early 1940s, designed in a mix of styles ranging from Spanish Renaissance to Neoclassical. Over the decades it has seen earthquakes and government coups; today it is open for public viewing as a museum. Take a guided tour of the building to learn about its rich history and observe the ornate decor, paintings, and murals that grace the interior. Put Palacio Nacional and other Guatemala City attractions into our Guatemala City itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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TripAdvisor
  • Is a place historical, full of anecdotes and data curious. A nice place to meet. Here is the zone 0 of Guatemala, place where have been awarded to artists and athletes, where the peace agreement was signed.
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  • A work of art worthy of knowing, apply for the tour that indicates very important historical details of Guatemala and their culture.
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  • The tour of the Palacio was very good, I've dome it twice the first time was much better as the guide really touched on the Banana Wars. A beautiful place 
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  • Simply Great. Is like time was Frozen. A beautiful Castle
  • Awesome... must visit!
  • Must visit!!
  • linda mi Guate mucha
  • Wonderful place!
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