Olocuilta has an area of 6.50 kilometers and a population of 2,217 approximately and here you have many activities that you can enjoy in Olocuilta:
Visit La Casa de La Cultura where you can see (and also get if you have $$)beautiful paintings, handcarfts, pottery made by the natives. You can also see procesiones cellebrated in the old fashioned style, as the first citizens did it because we are very religious so you are invited to take part of the ceremonies. If you are lucky and have the chance to be in the carnival that is cellebrate in bahalf of the patron "El Senor de la Caridad" you will spend a whole week enjoying of the parties that take place in every neighborhood. We have no restaurants but we possess the most delicious typical food all over the country, all you have to do is to be prepared to spend a couple of $$ to taste our exquisite cousine.
This is a typical small place where following local food is served:
1.Gallo en chicha (a type of 'coq au vin')
2.Sopa de frijol negro (black bean soup)
3.Sopa mariscada (sea food soup)
4.Tamales de elote(corn), de gallina, tayuyos (well, there are several varieties)
5.Ceviches (these can either be seafood, fish, mixed etc. remember that it's raw fish marinated in lime juice)
6. Plato típico (will generally be a grilled steak with rice and beans, fried plantain, avocado and cheese.)
7. Platanos rellenos (plantains stuffed with minced meat, baked and grilled with white cheese and sour cream)
8. Chiles rellenos (stuffed peppers with meat and vegetables, very, very good)
9. Sopa de Gallina india (hen soup -broth- with vegetables and generally served with tortillas, very savory and a meal in itself.)
10. Pan con pavo or pan con chumpe (a turkey sandwich with a delicious ground spice sauce)
11. Chilate con nuegados (fried yucca with honey)
12. Grilled or fried Cotuza (the peace corps really enjoy this)
13. Consome de Garrobo
The special feature of this place is its exquisite dishes with the touch of the ancient times.
Favorite Dish: I have been here many times and is really hard to tell you which one is my favority. It is a good idea to read above because there you have the best that they serve.
Do not expect a fancy place because Olocuilta is a small city with lots of poor people but there is a saying that goes like this "The one who comes to Olocuilta, never forgets its people so be careful because you could fall in love" and you could probably never leave this place.
Every night at La Cancha behind the Mercado,they have soccer games......Its from Tuesday to Sunday. On Mondays they meet to see what teams are going play and on what day
Dress Code: Well dress code isn't needed wear what u feel comfortable wearing