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. A visit to Chichi Cemetery represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Chichicastenango planner to plot your vacation.
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  • 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 »
  • Not a cemetery chaser and did not walk the trail to look at the tombs but I saw this cemetery fromone of the many hills of chichicastenango and it is so pretty and cheery compared to European and...  more »

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