San Juan Chamula, Pacific Coast

Head to San Juan Chamula to meet an almost completely indigenous population of roughly 76,000 people. Around 149 different groups of people have been identified among the population of the city, which has its own police force and enjoys no outside military or police intervention. Head to the church of San Juan, the main attraction of the local area. The small church features white walls adorned with vibrantly colored blue and green ceramics, which decorate the windows and doors. Plan to visit San Juan Chamula during your San Cristobal de las Casas vacation using our convenient San Cristobal de las Casas trip itinerary maker site .
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  • Imagine never see as existing old customs, visit this place that is governed by their traditions and customs, is 1 hour from San Cristóbal I recommend to go on tour not by yourself since there are many things which is important to a guide you clarify to this village , the very ancient Church and forgive them with great faith practiced rites very different from the challenge of Mexico... If these here can not stop going, the cost is $ 25 per forgives with transport
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  • When in San Cristobal DLC a visit to San Juan Chamula church is a must. If you know some Spanish, do not bother booking a tour for visiting the place. You can easily take a colectivo (18 pesos per per...  more »
  • A super pleasant experience knowing this place, customs and history, must have a guide who accompanies you and explain every detail, the visit to the temple is a must (can be a bit shocking for children)
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