Pascual Abaj, Chichicastenango

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  • Much as described in guide books. If you have the time - we did - it's a nice walk out of town. To get up to the cult site, you need to be in shape for stiff 10 minute climb  more »
  • The living Mayan culture is lived on the sacred hill of Pascual Abaj, whose grandparents linked it with the planet Venus... place so that grandparents and Mayan priests ask for harvesting, land and wealth. He is recommended above all respect cultural and religious manifestation that the local Maya and visitors profess... this time we approach with my tourist and ask the because of the ceremony and if they allowed to witness it and a photo with the Mayan family of Patzun Chimaltenango, to which with the same respect agreed. The trail for arrive has no difficulty whatsoever, 15 minutes from the entrance and can appreciate your visit several Mayan altars and view the cemetery and town of Chichicastenango... recommended.
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  • Easy to walk up when it's not wet. The view is beautiful at the top. You can see the cemetery in all its colourful splendour. There wasn't a ceremony going on when we were there but it is very interes...  more »
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  • I am not a superstitious person but I could feel something up on that hill that was different - very spiritual. I left before nightfall - somewhat spooky for me, and I have lived and survived in austere and contested places before. Go with a friend!
  • Short hike, lots of fresh air
  • Definitely worth the short walk from Chichi
  • Mayan ceremonies practiced in this place is a hill 20 minutes walk from the Centre of chichi or tuc tuc. No pay input. Only you enter.
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  • It is the single best place old
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