Palacio Nacional, Guatemala City

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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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  • A dusky green built in the time of the great infrastructure projects, Ubico is said to have had his thumb print on the latches of the doors of the palace. The offices are all behind tall wood and glas...  more »
  • It is a visit that would recommend. It has a reasonable price but with guided tour (only in Spanish). The building is very well preserved and there are permanent exhibitions.
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  • Paintings, stained glass, architecture, are elements that make a visit to the Palace a highly recommended experience. The possibility of guided tours.
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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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