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Chichi Cemetery, Chichicastenango

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See the unusual, brightly painted mausoleums and above-ground crypts at Chichi Cemetery. Bring a camera to capture the striking imagery as you walk among rows and rows of graves in vibrant hues. You may even catch a Mayan shamanic ritual taking place in worship of ancestors. Exercise caution at the site, as attacks on tourists have been reported at the cemetery; play it safe by visiting with a group or tour guide. Put Chichi Cemetery into our Chichicastenango vacation builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We have done this tour before going to the market with our guide and I must admit that the image of an extremely thin dog eating feathers of birds will forever be in my memory. So, I recommend not for sensitive people to visit this place can perfectly be seen from afar. I'm never gone if I had been warned.
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  • Visit this cemetery so surprising because of the explosion of colours that has been imposed and go along the main road which will lead you to a small chapel where take place the most amazing Mayan ceremonies.
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  • This cemetery is worth visiting when your in Chichi. It is easy to find because it is quite big and with very bright colours. We spend about 30 minutes at this place, more than enough I think.  more »