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San Juan Chamula

Chiapas | Sur de Mexico, 29320, Mexico
+52 967 678 3741
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Chamula and Zinacantan Indigenous Villages Tour
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Indigenous Villages Cultural Tour: Chamula and Zinacantan from San Cristóbal de...
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City Tour of San Cristobal de las Casas and Surrounding Communities
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This Del Pueblo Temple embodies a blend of prehistoric, Mayan and Catholic traditions and influences
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“pine needles” (7 reviews)
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Chiapas | Sur de Mexico, 29320, Mexico
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+52 967 678 3741
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

We made the short drive up into the hills from San Cristobal to see the town and church of San Juan de Chamula. We drove and because there was some town street construction, asked some locals in the parking lot at the top of the...More

Thank MexicoTraveller1
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We took a day trip for $200 MXN to both these places. Be prepared for people to wave a manner of items for you to buy in both places. San Juan The church here was something out of this world. People drinking Coca Cola and...More

Thank TKandJT
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

You can get to Chamula by cab but I strongly recommend a tour (20 min from San Cristobal), which includes a guide and it really helps in this case in order to fully understand and enjoy the visit to the church. colectivos, 15m drive. Firstly,...More

Thank KikeBC
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The only worthwhile visit here is the church, and boy is it worth the trip. Suffice it to say you have never seen a Catholic church like this anywhere in the world. Quite an experience. Get a good guide so you can really understand all...More

Thank Gabriel M
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We were lucky to visit the town on a day when a lot of celebrations were going on. We found the whole experience fascinating. The colourful costumes were really amazing, it was a little like stepping back in time. The church was my favourite place,...More

Thank Angel57
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The small town San Juan Chamula, (10km/6 miles from San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas) is the specific town of the Tzotzils Maya people, like neighboring Zinacatan. San Juan Chamula has its own police force, so the regular police or military are not allowed inside...More

1  Thank juanjuanjohn
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This town if one of the most gorgeous and magnificient I ever saw... and you may wonder why when having the privilege to walk on its street. A spiritual voyage in those small streets where locals are beggin you to enter their shop, an open...More

Thank SwissCheez
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Very easy tour logistics and fantastic guide. Great value and the tour is available in both Spanish or English. Raul knew many people in the town and was able to give us a local, highly-informed perspective on this interesting community´s customs. He also got access...More

Thank Mackenzie B
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Located very near San Cristobal the Las Casas is this mystic community. This community is based on religious beliefs based on adoring saints. The main church is totally different of what you have seen. You can't take pictures if you do you will be fined...More

Thank Juan M
Reviewed 13 February 2017

An insight into the saved traditions of the indigenous people,they fought the Mexican government and with drew from modern society. We were told not to photograph people unless specific agreement had been given...not sure about the Chicken sacrifice situation....

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hoz49
23 November 2016|
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Response from Chris W | Reviewed this property |
I would bloody hope so! it's just 20 pesos by collectivo!
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