Guatemala Bids Tourism Infrastructure

The project includes construction of a cultural center and a colonial landscape design around the San Cristobal Acasaguastlán church.

Monday, October 4, 2010 reports that “first phase of the project, managed by the Guatemalan Institute of Tourism (Inguat), is for construction of the cultural center which will have a library, an exhibition room and sale of local crafts, cafe, internet cafe, toilets and a small museum.”

"The second phase will be in charge of the Council for Departmental Development (Coded) and consists of a Spanish plaza made of tile, special lighting, a fountain and a parking area."

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