Spanish (Latin America) Directions

These are expressions used when giving or getting directions in Spanish (Latin America). Very useful when trying to find your way around or when lost.

Excuse me! (to ask someone): disculpe
Can you show me?: ¿Me puede mostrar?
I'm lost: estoy perdido
I'm not from here: no soy de aquí
Can I help you?: ¿Le puedo ayudar?
Can you help me?: ¿Me puede ayudar?
It's near here: está cerca de aquí
It's far from here: está lejos de aquí
Go straight: vaya derecho
Turn left: gire a la izquierda
Turn right: gire a la derecha
One moment please!: ¡un momento por favor!
Come with me!: ¡venga conmigo!
How can I get to the museum? : ¿Cómo llego al museo?
How long does it take to get there?: ¿En cuanto tiempo se llega?
Downtown (city center): centro

The following are words which might be used alone or in combination with other words to ask or give directions.

Near: cerca
Far: lejos
Right: derecha
Left: izquierda
Straight: derecho
There: allí
Here: aquí
To walk: caminar
To drive: manejar
To turn: dar vuelta
Traffic light: semáforo

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