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Xela (pronounced Shay-la) is characterized by colonial-era buildings, quiet parks, plazas, open-air markets, and narrow stone-paved streets. It is the home of four universities, several technical schools, a sports complex, and a municipal arts theater, as well as several Latin American poets, painters, and writers. The Quetzaltecos, or residents of Quetzaltenango, who are a warm, friendly people, provide unlimited opportunities for students to pratice their Spanish.
The restaurant has a great selection of pizzas and Italian food and has a great location near the park. We had the... more travel advice
At the south border of the Central Park you will find the House of Culture or Casa de la Cultura, were the National... more travel advice
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