Wooden masks for sale in Chichi
Colorful wooden masks for sale at Chichi's market. The town has become famous for its wooden carved masks that were originally part of local Maya celebrations and festivals. Chichicastenango is an indigenous Maya town in the Guatemalan highlands about 90 miles northwest of Guatemala City and at an elevation of nearly 6,500 feet. It is most famous for its markets on Sundays and Thursdays.