Also known as El Guarda o Guarda Viejo, this church was built in a contemporary style and contains a valuable collection of ... More
Also known as El Guarda o Guarda Viejo, this church was built in a contemporary style and contains a valuable collection of Italian sculptures. The Salesian monks' biggest treasure is the Immaculada Concepcion de los Santos Reyes, which was transferred from the church of San Francisco in 1917 due to the earthquakes. This church works actively for children and low income families, providing them with education, workshops, food and many other resources. Confessions take place from Monday to Friday, from 3pm-6pm and Sunday during mass services, which are celebrated from Monday to Friday at 6a, 7a, 6p and 7p, Saturday at 6a, 7a, 4p, 5p, 6p and 7p, and Sunday at 6a, 7a, 9a, 10:30a, noon and 5:30p. The church also sells religious items such as books, cards, images and rosaries.
The construction of this beautiful temple started in 1816. It was refurbished after being partially destroyed by the earthquake of
1976. The church still remains, but the convent disappeared after the expropriation that took place during General Justo Rufino ...
Inaugurated in 1925, the zoo is mostly visited by Guatemalan families on weekends, when it gets really busy, and by
school groups during the week. It has a wide variety of animals from Guatemala and other parts of the ...
The Carlos III fountain is the main attraction of Plazuela Espana. It is a memorial to King Carlos III of
Spain. The fountain was originally located at the city's Parque Central, opposite Palacio Nacional. In 1929 it was moved ...
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