About a 3 minute walk from Chichi market. You walk down a steep street. Lots of colorful grave sites with some shamans performing ceremonies. Not many people and not crowded at all. If you came to see the market you might as well see this too. Very safe.
We did not walk through the cemetery, we drove to it and stayed in our vehicle. We were informed the colors have meaning and tells others who the last person that died...such as pink means grandmother.
Chichi is more famous for its market, but its cemetary is actually wonderful. Beside Pascual Abaj, I'd say this might be one of the best thigns to visit while in town. It's colorful, and even has an area of the cemetary that looks like a small town.
This city of the dead is both heartbreaking and beautiful. The above ground family tombs are both poignant and cheery. It is worth the walk to see for yourself. Make it to the back to see the 13 B'aqtun monument. Both are worth your time.
Somehow forgotten by lonely planet guides, this cemetery on a hill in Chichi provides a striking visual contrast in the town. Family mausoleums have been painted bright colours and revitalised this area of town. Frequent Mayan rituals performed by families. Worth a visit for sure if you are here.
Our Chichi guide took us to the edge of town and showed us around the cemetery. If not for the guide we might have missed it. It's not well maintained but it is very colourful. We also saw an ancient Mayan ritual being preformed. Im not one for taking a lot of photos of cemeteries but this one is certainly... 更多
Our guide Oscar took us up to the cemetery. It is an easy walk from the market but you could take a tub tuk if you didn't want to walk. I find cemeteries fascinating anyway. There are several different kind of plots that you will be able to observe. We got to watch them preparing to add someone to a... 更多