Tecpan Iximche

Tecpan is the mid point between Guatemala City/Antigua and Lake Atitlan.

Now a days Tecpan is famous because there are several restaurants and coffee shops for those travelers going to the Lake or chichicastenango market. In the 1500’s this town was also a strategic point. The Spaniards settled their first capital city with the Kackchikel community to fight the Quiche’s. Two of the most powerful and largest Mayan groups who where enemies. Today the area of Tecpan has a peaceful and fresh atmosphere because of its high altitude. There are several nice houses which were transformed into hotels or restaurants.

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