Chichicastenango Town in Guatemala

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Chichicastenango is a town in the Guatemalan highlands, northwest of Guatemala City. It’s known for its open-air craft market and indigenous Maya culture. 

It’s known for its open-air craft market and indigenous Maya culture. The 16th-century Santo Tomás Apóstol Church has long been used for both for Catholic worship and Maya rituals. Nearby, the Rossbach Archaeological Museum displays pre-Hispanic and colonial artifacts. The Maya shrine of Pascual Abaj sits on a hilltop to the south.
 
Elevation: 1,965 m
Climate: Cwb
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