Trip Planner: Central America / Guatemala / El Quiche Department / Chichicastenango / Chichi Cemetery
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. A visit to Chichi Cemetery represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Chichicastenango planner to plot your vacation.
Chichi Cemetery reviews
While most tourists come to Chichicastenango for the market, the cemetery should also be on the menu for visitors as well. It is one of the most colourful and interesting I have visited anywhere in... more »
For the people that like to see cementeries in this countries, CHchi is a amazing for the surprises you will find wlile you visit, because you will find Sajurines or persons that are spiritual guides.... more »
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