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Festival of Saint Thomas (Festival de San Tomas)
Where: Chichicastenango, Guatemala
When:  Annually in the end of December
The market town Chichi or in its official name Chichicastenango is located in one of the beautiful mountain areas of Guatemala. Its location is 2,000 meters above sea level. Every year, in the end of December, the town holds Festival of Saint Thomas. This is a religious event that marks the holiday of the patron in a fiesta that combines manners and tradition of the Maya with the Catholic Christianity. Lots of Indians from the mountainous areas located west to Ciudad de Guatemala - Guatemala City, and lot of tourists reach the festival. The...(read more)
Chichicastenango (Chichi) open air market
Where: Chichicastenango, Guatemala
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.