How many well-known tourist attractions in Guatemala

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1Guatemala CityThe capital of Guatemala is also the capital of Guatemala and the national economic and cultural center of the largest city. Located in the valley in central Guatemala, 1493 meters above sea level. With a population of 2 million (1988), it is the largest city in Central America. There are many low buildings in the city. It has been the capital since 1779. It was the capital of the Central American Federation from 1823 to 1838. The location of Guatemala City was 2000 years ago. There was kaminaljuyu, the big city of ancient Maya, so many ancient buildings were left. Coffee, corn, wheat, and other agricultural products distribution center. It has more than half of the country’s industries, mainly including cement, wood processing, textile, tobacco, food processing, etc. As a transportation hub, the railway connects the port of barios and San Jose to the northeast and southwest respectively. There are universities (built-in 1676), academies of Sciences, museums, etc. The headquarters of the Central American common market is located here. There are Maya cultural relics in the suburbs.
2Antigua GuatemalaAntigua Guatemala (also known as old Guatemala City) is located near the summit of the Agua and Fuego volcanoes. The city was built in 1543 AD and has administrative functions. The architectural landscape of this small colonial town with more than 50 hectares is dominated by Baroque churches and monasteries belonging to the 18th century. The whole city was rebuilt after several consecutive earthquakes. The city has the appearance of a defensive fortress, with thick walls and low towers, which are very colorful. Antigua Guatemala is the birthplace of the famous Baroque art style, which has spread to Latin America. It exports religious works of art to Spain. The capital provides unique evidence of American colonial cities in the Baroque era. Antigua provides an excellent example of the overall architecture of the 18th century and leads to accurate archaeological sites to outline the context of daily life.
3LivingstonThe eastern port of Guatemala, the capital of Antigua province. The Dulce estuary of Martinique Bay is 22.5 kilometers away from the port of barios. The population is about 20000, mostly black. The mainland is an important producer of bananas, sugar cane, cocoa, and coffee. Agricultural products distribution center. Fishing base. There is a liner to and from Punta Gorda in Belize.
4La DemocraciaRadmocracia, a hot and humid town on the Pacific coast, is greatly affected by southern Mexico.
5HuehuetenangoA city in western Guatemala, the capital of Huehuetenango province. In the kuchumatanas mountains (the plateau on the south side, the altitude is 1890 meters. The population is 37000 (1981). Ancient Indian city site. A mining center and a market for mountain Indian handicrafts. Lead, copper, silver, and other minerals are mined nearby. There are flour, textile, tanning, building materials, and other industries. Highway hub. There are Maya cultural relics in the north of the city. There is an airport.
6Puerto BarriosPuerto Barrios is a port city in the northeast of Guatemala, the capital of isawar Province, and is located on the South Bank of Martinique Bay in the Atlantic Ocean. It is 297 kilometers away from Guatemala, the capital. It was founded in 1895. Bananas are abundant nearby, and bananas are the bulk output.
7Lago de AtitlánLago de atilt á n is a large inward-flowing lake in the highlands of Guatemala. Its beautiful scenery makes it known as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Mayan villages and towns around Atitlan lake are also a major feature. The residents in the villages and towns continue the traditional Mayan dress and customs.
8ElmiradoLocated in the south of the North American continent, it is bordered by the Pacific Ocean in the west, the Caribbean Sea in the East, Mexico in the north, Belize in the northeast, and Honduras and El Salvador in the southeast.
9FloresOn the Bank of Lake Peten Itza in Guatemala, the town is full of fiery red paper buildings with charming colors. It is close to Mayan ruins, so it is often used as a place for tourists to stay.
10Sweet river townIt is famous for its unique hot water waterfall. With a superior geographical environment, beautiful scenery, and a strong cultural atmosphere, the city is worth visiting.
11ChichicastenangoChichicaster Nango is a town in Guatemala, under the jurisdiction of the province of quiche. It is located in the south of the country, 140 kilometers away from the capital Guatemala City, with an area of 400 square kilometers, an altitude of 1965 meters, and a population of 107193 in 2002.
12 IzabalLocated in the south of the North American continent, it is bordered by the Pacific Ocean in the west, the Caribbean Sea in the East, Mexico in the north, Belize in the northeast, and Honduras and El Salvador in the southeast.
13Tikal National ParkTikal National Park in northern Guatemala is the earliest and largest temple relics of Mayan civilization emerging in the primeval forest. Tikal means “where the voice of the Holy Spirit can be heard”. The biggest masterpiece in the ruins is the five huge pyramid shrines. Standing on the top of the 64-meter-high No. 4 temple, you can overlook the surrounding virgin forests. It feels like you are in a skyscraper, and you can hear wild birds chirping in the distance. It is creepy, but this huge Mayan city collapsed mysteriously in A.D. 900. Tikal National Park includes several landforms, including hills, swamps, mountains, and so on. Several sedimentary rocks in the National Park preserve geological data from Mesozoic to tertiary. The National Park preserves a variety of jungle models, including swamp rainforests and mountain forests, and many rare animals and plants that live in the jungle. In the heart of the jungle lies the main ruins of Mayan civilization surrounded by lush vegetation. It has been inhabited from the 6th century BC to the 10th century AD. The center of the ceremony included magnificent and solemn temples and palaces, and gradually poured out into a public square, and its preserved folk houses were scattered in the surrounding villages.
14Guatemala sinkholeOn May 30, 2010, a giant crater with a depth of about 100 meters appeared in the urban area of Guatemala, the capital of Guatemala. It is the most spectacular sinkhole that has appeared so far, which shocked the world. This big pit is located in the northern part of Guatemala City, and more than a crossroads have been embezzled by this big pit. A three-story building and an ordinary house have fallen into the pit. Guatemala’s giant pit further expands the term Tiankeng, that is, the sudden collapse of the ground. Tanking refers to a huge deep pit formed by the collapse of the earth’s surface due to the continuous erosion of solid bedrock by water. The ground in some urban areas of Guatemala City is not on solid bedrock, but a loose layer of volcanic pumice composed of gravel, which is usually hundreds of feet thick. At least one geologist said that the latest sinkhole in Guatemala City was caused by a pipeline leak, which is not a natural phenomenon.
15Kiligua Archaeological Park and Mayan cultural sitesKiligua Archaeological Park and Mayan cultural relics are the former Mayan capital of the early classical period. There are many architectural masterpieces of the 8th century in the city, as well as impressive carved stone columns and stone calendars, which provide the essence of the original materials for the study of Mayan civilization. From the perspective of aesthetics, the value of this site lies in its exquisite carving art, which can be called the best of Central America in ancient times. There are 12 huge sculptures and 13 monuments on the site. These monuments, which are directly carved with sand and stone rather than metal instruments, are outstanding representatives of Maya aesthetic concepts and artistic skills. Its main building complex includes the Acropolis of Athens leading to the South and the grand square leading to the north. There are many monuments around it, and the monuments are also engraved with so far undissolved hieroglyphs. Today, the lingua Archaeological Park has been opened to the public. In order to prevent the relentless erosion of the tropical climate, the stele surface has been protected. The Maya colony in kirigami is located at the bottom of El Montegut Valley, attracting visitors from all over the world every day. Its exquisite carving art makes people marvel, which is undoubtedly the most primitive and wonderful art world of the Maya people.
16Pakaya volcanoPapaya volcano (Spanish: Pacaya) is a composite active volcano located in Guatemala, located on the Central American volcanic arc along the Pacific Ocean, coordinate 14.381°N 90.601°W, 2,252 meters elevation, and is one of the most active of the 33 volcanoes in the country. It is about 20 kilometers away from the ancient city of Anshan and La Aurora International Airport, the capital of Guatemala.
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