As the capital city of Chiapas State, Tuxtla Gutierrez is the urban, political and economic center with many tourism options. This city witnessed the birth of the most internationally famous poet of Mexico, Jaime Sabines, who has his own cultural enclosure literary contests of great importance nationwide.
Its weather is fresh almost during all year round, especially in the sierra’s southern region due to the abundant vegetation, height and environment humidity. The rivers Grijalva, El Sabinla, Suchiapa, Yatipal, Tera, San Agustin and Guadalupe stretch across Tuxtla Gutierrez. Within its gastronomy it is worth pointing out the pepita with tasajo, chipilin soup and other. Among its traditions it is common that visitors experience a series of costumes and traditions as well as local rituals.
Like all capital cities, Tuxtla Gutierrez is a very modern city but it also retains much of its tradition and history. Those who travel the city streets will find several surprises like: the San Marcos Cathedral, the Regional Museum, the Faustino Miranda Botanical Garden, the Convention Center, the Civic Plaza, the City Theater, the Youth Center, Joyyo Mayu Parks, Miguel Álvarez del Toro Zoo, Caña Hueca and the Chiapas Cultural Institute. The market is also an experience for your eyes, ears, and taste.
Are You Visiting Chiapa de Corzo?
Then you can’t miss the Chiapa de Corzo’s Big Party (Fiesta Grande). Our beautiful Magic Town of Chiapa de Corzo celebrates its traditional big party honoring the Señor de Esquipulas, San Antonio de Abad and San Antonio Martir.
Be a part of the wonderful celebration, where you’ll enjoy the Danza de los Parachicos, which is part of the Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The “parachicos” are traditional dancers that wear a wooden mask, a colorful jorongo and a “chinchin” while they dance in the streets. Come and see, enjoy and share one of the most representative celebrations in the state of Chiapas, where music, dance, folklore, crafts, gastronomy, religions ceremonies and entertainment from local and national artists gather.
How to Get to Chiapa de Corzo?
It’s quite easy! The state has taxi services at your disposal. For an approximate rate of $100.00 MXN they will take you to Chiapa de Corzo in an average time of 20 minutes.
If you’re looking for a cheaper option, you can go to the bus station located in the 9na Sur in Tuxtla Gutierrez and they will take you to Chiapa de Corzo for about $10.00 MXN.
There are no excuses! Get to know Chiapas from its roots, traditions and beliefs.