On this day, New Year's Day in the 260-day Mayan calendar (falling coincidentally on Christmas Day in 2002), Mayans celebrate ... More
Wajshakib Batz--Mayan New Year
On this day, New Year's Day in the 260-day Mayan calendar (falling coincidentally on Christmas Day in 2002), Mayans celebrate the cycle of life coming full circle. Followers of Mayan ritual practice celebrate in sacred sites around the country. New priests are initiated into community service for a full cycle, a solemn honor. The uninitiated may observe some (but not all) rituals, and should be respectful at all times. Dates and locations of ceremonies in Guatemala City TBA.
Founded in 1945, the National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology houses a collection of Mayan archaeological remains. These are mainly
jade and obsidian, though there are also pottery pieces and objects taken from royal tombs. The building dates from ...
Hostal GuateFriends Bed & Breakfast is only one minute drive from La Aurora International Airport. Airport transportation to and from
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The best national artists, including Alfredo Galvez Suarez, Julio Urruela, Rodolfo Galiotti Torres and Carlos Rigalt, participated in the construction
of this building, commissioned by General Jorge Ubico between 1936 and 1943. Located on the north side of Plaza ...