This is one of the oldest shopping centers in Guatemala. It is very popular and has several cheap shops. Here you will find bookstores, pharmacies, electric appliances, boutiques, beauty salons, gift stores, home accessories and jewelry. You will also find one of the stores of Paiz supermarkets, the most popular supermarket in Guatemala. You can also come to this place to relax in one of its coffee shops, eat lunch in one of its restaurants, or have a drink in one of its bars.
An abundance of interesting books line the walls of this liberal-minded bookshop. The space is small, comprising four walls of books around a table, but it connects with Café No Sé in the back and customers are welcome to bring a coffee or snack to enjoy with a good book or a game of chess at the table. Information is also available on the projects of the Fundación Nahual, a Guatamalan-run human rights organization active chiefly in this region.
There's a good chance that travelers to Antigua can find what they're after at Kafka : the restaurant, bar, and hostel serves customers meals or drinks in their choice of seating spaces, including a terrace, garden, and even hammocks. Wireless internet is available throughout, although events like happy hour may prove distracting! A tiny clothing store in the entrance, where a talented weaver can often be found selling her textiles, will even keep guests well-clothed for exploring this beautiful city. Call ahead for hours of operation.
This is a large chain of bookshops and stationers. It makes its own gift wrap, card, glossy paper and other types of paper. It also sells exercise books, pencil cases, erasers and everything else needed for school and office. As for books, you can find Guatemalan classics such as The Mystery of the Green World and Legends of Guatemala, or text books on mathematics, social studies, natural science, geography, encyclopedias and dictionaries. There is a wide range for children, including books of stories, games, puzzles and for coloring. Don't miss this shop when you come to Guatemala.
This retail giant has impressed families across the globe with its affordable prices and remarkable quality, and the Centro Comercial Majadas location of the chain is no different. Spacious as all Walmarts are, the store sells everything from groceries, ready-to eat food, toiletries, clothes to toys, electronics, stationery, party supplies and more. Whatever is your requirement, be sure to find it under the gigantic roof of Walmart. The place also houses a cafe serving delicious local cuisine, so if hunger strikes during your shopping escapade you known where you should head to!
This is one of the most popular places in Guatemala for the large variety of their exquisite food. Their speciality is meat, seafood, and their delicious soups. In a totally cheerful environment and with really low prices, this is a great place to share great tasting food with your friends.
This bookshop, opened five years ago, also serves as a library, concert hall, art gallery, multi-purpose venue and café. It specializes in professional university text books on subjects such as sociology, philosophy, politics and business management. Children's literature, poetry, and books on art and sculpture are also available. Prices are between 35 and 300 quetzals. If you pay a visit, take your time to enjoy all that is on offer.