Guatemala City is the capital of the country. It is considered as one of the most modern cities in Central America with edifications and business centers, making it an ideal place to have congresses and conventions. There are many activities people can do in the city, like visiting the different malls, among which are Oakland Mall, Pradera Concepción, Miraflores and Arkadia; visiting the handcraft market, museums and La Aurora Zoo. There are also different entertainment areas like Zona Viva, Paseo Cayalá, Cuatro Grados Norte and Paseo la Sexta with coffee shops, restaurants, and nightclubs. In order to know the history and the past of Guatemala, people can visit places like the Ecological Park Kaminal Juyú and the Historic Center, where the Cathedral, the National Palace and the central park and market can be seen.