San Juan La Laguna

SAN JUAN LA LAGUNA

WHERE TZ'UTUJILES LIVE

A town located on the west side of the majestic Lake Atitlan, surrounded by the mountain and the Xe' Kaqasiiwaan hill, a town that has three villages in the upper part: Palestine, Panyebar and Pasajquim and which is made up of Tz'utujiles and K'iche'.

San Juan La Laguna is known for a quiet town, with a great artisan wealth, with its women weavers, with people dedicated to art and for its unique landscapes.



Tourist attraction
Tourist Attractions

Get to know the different attractions of San Juan La Laguna.

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Tour guide
Tour Guides

Find a guide to give you a tour of the town.

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Hotel in San Juan
Hotels

Rest in one of our hotels that are located in the town.

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Restaurants in San Juan
Restaurants

Enjoy any delicious dish in one of our restaurants.

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Art Galeries
Galerías de Arte

You can find endless works of art in our galleries.

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Mayan Sauna
Mayan Sauna

Relax in some of our Mayan Saunas.

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Handicrafts of San Juan
Handicrafts

Take home a souvenir of the artisan women of San Juan.

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Musical Groups
Musical Groups

You can find information on various musical groups.

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ARTICLES ABOUT SAN JUAN LA LAGUNA

San Juan La Laguna, a place full of art, textiles, culture and stories !.

How to get to San Juan La laguna?

Know the routes by which you can reach San Juan La Laguna.

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What is Holy Week like in San Juan La Laguna?

Learn about the different activities that take place during Holy Week.

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Kikotz'i'j Aj Xe 'Kuku' Aab'aj - Flower of San Juan La Laguna

It is the maximum representative of the town and is chosen in one of the programs of the patron feast of the town of San Juan. To obtain the position of Flor del Pueblo, the representative is chosen for her abilities to perform in folk, thematic and linguistic competitions. Chosen by a group of qualifying jurors among several participants who are nominated by some social group or Institution. His clothing has great significance.

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The Cristalina Hill / Juyu ’K’istalin

Before there was a character who stood on the hill, People had noticed that this character had a red suit, and from time to time, went down to the foot of the hill. People found him very strange because his suit was all red and what he did was run around.

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The Great Bell of the People

Our ancestors had a lot of knowledge so once a priest and he knows that our people had a lot of wisdom and told them about the bell that was on the church that was not theirs where there was still another one that was the biggest and better than that the bell was instead called The Cristalina told them to do .

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Art Murals

Inside the town you can find an infinity of art, reproduced in large murals, works of art made with traditions and in homage to great people of the town . !! !

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San Juan La Laguna

View from a unique place of the Maya Face viewpoint !!!

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Tradition in San Juan La Laguna

There are different traditions in the town, one of them is the dance of the Mexicans who perform it at the San Juan La Laguna fair.

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Municipality Location
San Juan La Laguna, Sololá

Guatemala, Central America

Coordinates: 91 ° 17'17.11 "W - 14 ° 41'42.74" N