Nuevo San Juan Chamula Travel Guide

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    How to get to Chamula
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    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Written Aug 23, 2012

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    San Juan Chamula located 6km from the village of Zinacantan and at 10km from the colonial city of San Cristobal de las Casas in the highlands of the State of Chiapas at 2.200m above sea level.
    If you drive during 10km from the city of San Cristobal de las Casas on the highway towards the village of San Andres Larrainzar you will reach San Juan Chamula.

    You can watch my 3 min 40 sec Video San Cristobal de las Casas - San Juan Chamula out of my Youtube channel or here on VT.

    You can watch my photo of San Juan Chamula on the Google Earth according to the following coordinates 16° 46' 58.52" N 92° 41' 35.96" W or on my Google Earth Panoramio San Juan Chamula panorama .

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    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Written Aug 23, 2012

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    Favorite thing: San Juan Chamula is a unique Mayan municipality and township in Chiapas, with over 50,000 inhabitants which has unique autonomous status within Mexico. No outside police or military are allowed in the village. Chamulas have their own police force. Chamula has its own laws and its own customs.
    A popular tourist destination, it is famous for its market and for its Church of San Juan. I spent there half a day in January of 2011.

    You can watch my 2 min 05 sec Video San Juan Chamula out of my Youtube channel or here on VT.

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    San Juan Chamula, Mexico: A Church out of Time
    Christians don’t worship here any more…The village of San Juan Chamula, in the mountains of Chiapas, is a Mayan village, masking as a Christian community… but Christian it isn’t…

    You can watch my photo of San Juan Chamula on the Google Earth according to the following coordinates 16° 46' 59.74" N 92° 41' 36.93" W or on my Google Earth Panoramio San Juan Chamula 1 .

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