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Cumanchúm / Tojcunenchén - Other Activity Todos Santos Cuchumatan - Guatemala

Taking the track which climbs up behind the church will lead you to the ceremonial site of Tojcunenchén. There are only a few grassy mounds here but it is still used for traditional Maya rituals and you will no doubt find incense and evidence of sacrificed animals around about. It is a pretty place offering fantastic views of the Chemel mountain peak (ruined only slightly by the radio mast on top). Remember to be respectful as this is not a tourist site; the citizens of greater Todos Santos are among the few who still keep to the Mayan 260-day Tzolkin calendar.

Todos Santos Cuchumatan, Guatemala

Other Activity Types:
View point, Rituals

Relative price: Free

Travel Skills: beginner/easy.

Here are other activities in and around Todos Santos Cuchumatan that may be of interest: Mayan Sauna,

By Joanne Sykes

Born and raised in Yorkshire, England, Jo is currently working as a freelance travel writer in Latin America. With degrees in...

03 Feb 2010

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