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Volcan de Agua

Santa Maria de Jesus, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Santa Maria de Jesus, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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"santa maria"
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"once in a lifetime"
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"guatemala city"
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"skyline"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hiked this five times during my stay in Antigua. Take bus from Antigua to Santa Maria de Jesus and register at the tourist office in the corner of the main square. The buses are very regular, almost one after another, from Antigua bus station from...More

Thank SeeJay63
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This volcano can be done in an overnight hike (some can do it all in one day, not me). You need a guide for safety reasons.

Thank Steve R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Will keep this brief. Turned down a guide, bot robbed by masked dudes with machetes and a shotgun. "They" told us it had been three years since a similar incident, only to come home, google, and read about the elderly German hiker that was shot...More

Thank oracle2018
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

You can see this volcano from just about anywhere in the city. Lots of great photo ops. We used it as a reference point to get around and especially back to our hotel. Just knowing it is south of the city makes it a good...More

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Not suitable for climbing due to assaults.If you decide to climb it, take a guide. The city of Antigua is at the foot of the Agua volcano.

Thank Maria Olga T
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

It is fun to be able to say that I slept in the crater of a volcano six years ago yesterday! It took us eleven hours to climb up. We were met with some hot chocolate at the top and then went down to set...More

Thank Natalie S
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Just take pics from the park or around some calles ! the agua volcano is an impressive view from the town ! you can't miss it ...

1  Thank buddytogo23
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

The view of this volcano is spectacular!! Would love to climb it one day!! You will see it wherever you are in Antigua!

Thank LillieAndersson
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

We didn't walk up the volcano, but we truly enjoyed waking up to the view of it every morning, and took a myriad of photographs of it. The clouds which surround this volcano are apparently created by steam, which trickles out of this volcano pretty...More

Thank Todd G
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Volcan De Agua is the Icon of Antigua. You can get to the edge of the volcano by the local "Chicken Bus". The town under the volcano is also a wonderful place to visit. I got to make chocolate and got great coffee under beautiful...More

Thank Erudite_journey
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