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Address: Zona 10, Guatemala City, Guatemala

A swinging nightlife kicks in when the sun goes down in this cosmopolitan...

A swinging nightlife kicks in when the sun goes down in this cosmopolitan part of town, which by day is filled with business crowds.

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Zona Viva is the place to Hang out On Guatemala city

Zona Viva in Guatemala City is a haven for tourists and businessmen while in the city. it is very safe,!!! the best hotels in the city are located in this Zone. they have a ton... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2016
Miami Beach, Florida
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Waukegan, Illinois
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45 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Restaurants, bars and malls. I don't want to write that it's hip, trendy and sexy but it is all of that and more. There is so much to do to keep you exploring for at least a month.

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Zone Viva/Zone 10 is known for its high level of safety and 24 hour security video coverage. There are lots of professional buildings, restaurants of every caliber, shopping, and hotels. Although we were discouraged from walking elsewhere in Guatemala City, walking in Zona Viva is safe during both the daytime and the evenings.

Thank pcochranak
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

Zona Viva is the tourist district of the city, 10 min. driving from the airport and lots of luxurious hotels. You can find any type of restaurant and any type of bar. Safe to walk around. One of my favorite places to party in the city.

Thank paoloreal
Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala
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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

This is the place in town to be if you like good food and drinks. Most of it is safe for walking at night, but don't carry briefcases nor laptops, etc. Stay within well lighted areas. Otherwise take a yellow or green cab.

Thank CarlosGMF
Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Zona Viva in Guatemala City is a haven for tourists and businessmen while in the city. it is very safe,!!! the best hotels in the city are located in this Zone. they have a ton of restaurants and it safe to walk around at night. i would highly recommend Kacao restaurant for Guatemalan food, if you are in Zona Viva.... More 

Thank bgerber948
West Orange, New Jersey
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

Got to Guatemala on edge because of the horror stories. I was surprised to find a place like zona 10

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Quebec City, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Came to Guatemala not expecting much. Everybody had told me how dangerous it was to walk around alone, especially after dark. I encountered the opposite. I walked everywhere, during the day and at night. Found many fun little pubs, stores, etc and not only did I not find it dangerous/intimidating, I quite enjoyed myself as everyone I bumped into was... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Here is where Guatemalans live a business lunch and get you for a gourmet appetizer and drink. Lots if US franchise restaurants and fancy names cafes. Indeed beautiful area. Just few blocks away the banks, and offices and fancy looking traffic police which maintain a very strict order ir traffic and magnificent boulevards surrounded by trees

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

Nice place to hang out with friend and visit many shops in this place. We stay for 4 hours also very secure place also.

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Toronto, Canada
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15 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

If you're looking for a nice place to have fun, you will find plenty of options here in Zona Viva... lots of restaurants, hotels, malls. I stayed at the Radisson hotel and did a bit of walking around... never felt unsafe, except when crossing streets because traffic and drivers are a bit on the hyper side.

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