Chichicastenango (Chichi) open air market

When: All the year round.

The open air market in the city of Chichi or in its official name Chichicastenango, is known as one of the most colored and interesting market. The market which is located around the central Cathedral offers its visitors all kinds of items; souvenirs, handmade decorations, flowers, local food, folklore and traditional cloths, etc…
Visiting the market promise an unforgettable experience due to the exposure to the daily life of the town residents.

Attractive prices suited for all budgets, Many hotels suggest FREE CANCELLATION option or NO PREPAYMENT NEEDED – PAY AT THE PROPERTY, Get Immediate confirmation by email.
IMPORTANT !
Please note that the details of the event are subject to change. We strongly recommended that you check with the organizers before making any travel arrangements.

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Contact details:
Guatemala Tourist Office
Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo / Guatemalan Tourism Institute (INGUAT)
7a. Avenida 1-17, zona 4
Apartado Postal 1020-A
Telephone: 1-888-464-8281 toll-free in USA
Telephone: +50 2 331-1333
Fax: +50 2 331-4416
Contact Email:

Country Information

Capital:
Guatemala city
Currency:
quetzal (GTQ), US dollar (USD), others allowed
Voltage and Frequency:
120V 60 Hz
Dialing country code:
+502
Time Zone:
UTC-6
Language:
Spanish 60%, Amerindian languages 40% (23 officially recognized Amerindian languages, including Quiche, Cakchiquel, Kekchi, Mam, Garifuna, and Xinca).
Location:
Central America, bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between El Salvador and Mexico, and bordering the Gulf of Honduras (Caribbean Sea) between Honduras and Belize.
Information email:
Tourist website:
Information address:
Guatemala Tourist Office. Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo / Guatemalan Tourism Institute (INGUAT) 7a. Avenida 1-17, zona 4 Apartado Postal 1020-A Telephone: 1-888-464-8281 toll-free in USA Telephone: +50 2 331-1333 Fax: +50 2 331-4416
Climate:
Tropical; hot, humid in lowlands; cooler in highlands.
Guatemala background and overview
The Mayan civilization flourished in Guatemala and surrounding regions during the first millennium A.D. After almost three centuries as a Spanish colony, Guatemala won its independence in 1821. During the second half of the 20th century, it experienced a variety of military and civilian governments, as well as a 36-year guerrilla war. In 1996, the government signed a peace agreement formally ending the conflict, which had left more than 100,000 people dead and had created, by some estimates, some 1 million refugees.
[Courtesy of The World Factbook]

City Information

In-country dialing code:
7756
Longitude:
-91.11667°
Latitude:
14.93333°

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