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Chichicastenango

Welcome to Chichicastenango

Chichicastenango is a town in the Guatemalan highlands, northwest of Guatemala City. It’s known for its open-air craft market and indigenous Maya culture. The 16th-century Santo Tomás Apóstol Church has long been used for both for Catholic worship and Maya rituals. Nearby, the Rossbach Archaeological Museum displays pre-Hispanic and colonial artifacts. The Maya shrine of Pascual Abaj sits on a hilltop to the south.

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Language
Spanish
Currency
Quetzal
Time Zone
UTC-06:00
Country Phone Code
+502
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