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Church in Chajul

Iglesia Católica

The church is home to the icon of Christ of Golgotha, which is the focus of a huge pilgrimage on the second Friday of Lent – one of the biggest pilgrimages in the country. The huge wooden doors carved with stylised …
Museum in Chajul

Museo Maya Ixil

The musical instruments, stone implements, weapons, indigenous outfits and archaeological finds crammed into this humble adobe home have been painstakingly selected by a local historian, along with evidence of Chaju…
Guatemalan in Chajul

Comedor Sarai

Join the chajulenses for lunch at this humble hall next to the pharmacy. The one or two items on the menu usually consist of chicken or beef and are served at wooden tables covered with oilcloth.