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If you're in the area, be sure to stop at the Tanah Mayan Art Museum (tel. 824-3310; daily 8am-5pm), run by the García Sisters, some of the premier artisans working in carved slate. While it's a stretch to call their little shop and showroom a museum, you will find a nice collection of the García sisters' carvings, as well as other Maya artifacts and handicrafts. This place is located at about Mile Marker 8 of the Cristo Rey Road, about a mile before you reach the village of San Antonio. Inside the village, you should stop at the Magaña Zaactunich Art Gallery (no phone), which carries a range of local craftworks and specializes in woodcarvings.

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