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Market in Sololá

Sololá Market

Sololá's market is one of the most vivid in the highlands. The sprawling Mercado Mayoreo (wholesale market) uphill of the Parque Centroamérica serves the function. On Tuesday and Friday mornings the building is abla…
Guatemalan in Sololá

Comedor Eben Ezer

This simple lunch hall at the base of the town hall is a gathering place for the Kaqchiquel community. Expect hearty helpings of such down-home fare as caldo de res (broth with meat and veggies) and carne guisado (s…
Arts & Crafts in Sololá

Mercado de Artesanías

This small but excellent market on the upper level of the town hall displays beautiful huipiles, beadwork, bags and other crafts produced by a cooperative of 30 indigenous groups from around Sololá department.
Museum in Sololá

Museo de Sololá

Housed atop the elaborate Swiss-built clock tower that fronts the city hall, the museum is devoted to photograph exhibits and the clock mechanism itself, though the biggest thrill here is the dramatic view it afford…