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ChiChi Market

Btw 7a & 8a Calle, Chichicastenango 14006, Guatemala
502-4658-6963
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Chichicastenago and Panajachel Day Trip from Guatemala City
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
1 week ago
“Fun thing to experience ”
2 weeks ago
“Colourful market”
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Btw 7a & 8a Calle, Chichicastenango 14006, Guatemala
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502-4658-6963
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So ChiChi ... it's certainly an experience to be had! However, I would suggest purchasing your handicrafts elsewhere as things here are a lot more expensive so barter hard if you do plan to purchase anything (whatever they start with start at less then half...More

Thank Olivia N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A huge place for open air market, of course very touristic but a fun place to bargain buy presents for your friends or "enemies" as the local people like to say. An ideal place for lovers of colours, full of local people and tourists. I...More

Thank AnneMarieFrance58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chichicastenango is a wonderful, cultural experience. It's full of life, culture, color, sounds, and (of course) shopping. While markets with textiles and souvenirs can be found throughout the highland's towns and villages, Chichi is the largest of them all. For its size, however, we were...More

Thank UNPLUG_CAV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our dates in Guatemala worked out perfectly for a Sunday visit to the market, we stayed 3 nights in Panajachel and on Sunday left for Antigua, stopping by the market for about 4 hours (more than enough time, including lunch). This market is huge and...More

Thank Kristina B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

did a sunday day trip from antigua. took about 2.5 hrs, one-way to get to the market. the market is colorful and has plenty of stuff to buy. its gets crowded though so be careful with your belongings. i love the food choice as they...More

Thank TabsterInc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most colourful local market with thousands of choices. Overcrowded but definitly to be visited.

Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Probably one of the best markets I have ever visited in the world. We stayed on the Wednesday night to get the maximum out of the Thursday market and then caught the 2pm shuttle out (by which time a lot had been packed up).

Thank lauranada
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We came here on Easter Sunday and it was amazing. The colours are beautiful and there are people everywhere. There is so much to see here.

Thank KayleeShepheard
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Heard of the Chichi market for three weeks prior to deciding to finally give it a look. The road into the city is crazy winding with a few very memorable outlook stop on the way up. Just be careful l where you decide what o...More

1  Thank Wapikianimoosh
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Get rested up and drink some coffee prior to coming here. Consider eating some complex carbohydrates the night before. I am not kidding. I have been in huge markets in foreign countries before, but Holy Cow, this one is crowded, loud, exciting, and overwhelming. People...More

2  Thank heyjudithz
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Duncan M
Will the full market be open on Dec 24, 2017? We are trying to decide whether to go then or wait until 12/28.
16 May 2017|
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Response from Wapikianimoosh | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I can't answer your question. My guess is that it would be open.....they really do love their markets.
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ECM49
Will there be a market on Sunday, November 1st, All Saints Day?
8 September 2015|
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Pamela D
What time does the market end?
3 March 2015|
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Response from SoyAmor | Reviewed this property |
Vendors start packing up around 3 PM, after the tour shuttles leave. There are plenty of stalls selling merchandise, even when the market shuts down, but it's more exciting when the market is full or sellers.
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