14 Street 3-08 Zona 10
Guatemala City, 01010
Phone: (502) 24 213333
Fax: (502) 23 635766
One of the largest bookshops in the city, Sophos is a great place to spend an afternoon browsing through their extensive collection. From novels to manga, history books to art books; it's all available in a bright, modern store. Located on the second floor of the posh Plaza Fontabella, it's one of the few places that stock a good selection of English novels and books. The store has a glamorous coffee shop, where you can have a gourmet coffee while reading a novel from its wide selection of publications by Latin American authors. At Sophos you can also find your favorite music. The cafe terrace is quite a pleasant place to spend a few hours.
Plaza The Village is a quaint shopping center in Zone 10, the most chic spot in Guatemala City. It features 14 distinct shops including boutiques, cafes, a salon, barber shop and jewelery stores in rows. Stroll through the paved paths to shop at these unique establishments that highlight local artisans.
This department store is one of the biggest in Guatemala. By going over its three levels you will find every department from men's, women's, and children's clothes, to furniture and electric equipment for your home. They stock a variety of articles for your home, books, sporting goods, baby goods, shoes, jewelry, perfumes, and personal accessories. All of this from the best brands. The friendly staff are very efficient.
Here you will find a great variety of computer games for children and adults. There are games for entertainment as well as educational ones and they are soon going to introduce games for Playstation and Nintendo 64. They also have accessories such as joysticks, cables and every accessory for Playstation and Nintendo 64. They also sell cards for logic games like Magic and the new Pókemon card game.
Located in the center of the Zona Viva, this is one of the largest and most modern shopping malls in the city. You can find anything from clothes and shoes for the whole family, to furniture and electric supplies. There are also many fast-food kiosks as well as French and Italian restaurants. This shopping center is a pleasant environment to shop in, and has several ice-cream parlors and cafés, as well as five movie theaters.
This shop specializes in fine leather accessories for men and women such as purses and wallets, small cases, checkbook holders, belts and a few leather jackets. Everything here is made in Guatemala and of very good quality. The most popular colors are black, brown and wine.
Everything prepared here is made with yogurt, from their delicious sandwiches to their exquisite fresh drinks. All the food is low in fat and everything you buy comes with an indicator of how many calories it has to help those watching their weight. If you are very concerned with eating healthy food, then this is the place for you.
This store stocks absolutely everything you may need for your home: furniture, rugs, paint, lamps, crystal-ware, appliances, paintings, ornaments and more. If you are looking for something to make your home a more pleasant place, this is the place to find it. With four gigantic establishments, there is nothing you will not find here.
When it was first opened 23 years ago this shop only sold books for primary schools but as time went on it has expanded into other areas. It now also has children's story books, poetry, romance, biography and literary classics by famous authors such as José Martí and José Batres. If textbooks are what you are after, don't miss this bookshop where you can find everything from coloring books to university texts.
Characterized by its delicious desserts, this place excels for its outstanding Italian cakes and pastries. With a wide variety in both flavor and price, here you will be able to try the best ice-creams, cassata, Florentine and baklava cakes in the city. Next to actually being in Italy, this is the best place to enjoy its famous pastries.
This small shop with excellent customer service offers an enormous variety of traditional Guatemalan cheeses. Also, delicious international cheeses are available like Oaxaca, Gouda, cheddar, mozzarella, Parmesan and Edam.
With more than 15 stores, this place is designed for good taste in food. You will be able to find specific areas here for all types of food, delicatessens, desserts and drinks. Whether you have a craving for cake, Chinese food, ice-cream, drinks, meat, cheese or chocolate, this place has everything you may need.