Center of the Quiche department, Chichicastenango is a bit of a trek from Guatemala City (about 85 miles), but it's worth it, ... More
Chichicastenango Market Days
Center of the Quiche department, Chichicastenango is a bit of a trek from Guatemala City (about 85 miles), but it's worth it, especially for the Thursday and Sunday markets held in the central plaza. Considered the best in Guatemala, these native markets draw hundreds of sellers and thousands of buyers, all haggling over beautiful woolen goods, earthenware and other crafts, plus flowers, produce and more. The city itself is a center of Mayan culture where you can view artifacts, and sample traditional drinks and foods.
Everything was clean and the people were nice-considering that they are merchants. You can get anything you want at the price you want it if you work for it. I bought a collectors machete for just under Q80. Sure it took me about a 20 minute battle to win it, but I did.
These three cultural institutions are located within the same building. They have plenty of written information on Guatemala and Central
America and prove to be very useful for researchers interested in the history of the area and young students ...
The Days Inn Dallas Market Center is conveniently located at the Dallas World Trade Center, Apparel Mart, and Dallas Design
District. Take in a Dallas Mavericks basketball game, a Dallas Stars hockey game, or the famed Dallas Cowboys Football ...
Inaugurated in 1925, the zoo is mostly visited by Guatemalan families on weekends, when it gets really busy, and by
school groups during the week. It has a wide variety of animals from Guatemala and other parts of the ...