Chichicastenango

If you want something interesting for your senses, you must visit the colorful market of Chichicastenango, Guatemala. Chichicastenango is a town in the highlands. Has the most colorful and interesting market in Central America. Normally, the market opens on Thursday and Sunday and is both a place for sellers and buyers, and also for tourists. Not just a market but also a tourist spot.

The market is huge and there are sellers from different places and ethnic groups. There are indigenous and ethnic groups in Guatemala that sell different products. The place is so colorful, because most of the products sold are colorful woven fabrics, crafts and handmade clothing. People speak different languages. When you go to market, be prepared to see an interesting mix of different colors, sounds,

Sunday Market Chichicastenango Guatemala

Sunday Market Chichicastenango Guatemala

textures and smells. Do not miss the Chichi market and you should buy at least one element of it as a souvenir.
Apart from the market should also visit the Church of St. Thomas has more than 400 years old. It was built in 1540 and is the main church of Chichicastenango. The church is almost empty, but the atmosphere will take you to other earlier time. Another interesting place is the cemetery of Chichicastenango colors. You can find a bit strange to visit a cemetery during a trip or tour, but this cemetery is different. The cemetery has the graves of colors that look great with individual images.

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