Chiapa de Corzo, Tuxtla Gutierrez

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Occupied since 1400 BCE, Chiapa de Corzo serves as a major archaeological site containing the earliest inscribed date and earliest Mesoamerican tomb burial. It also represents the oldest colonial town in the state of Chiapas and serves as a gateway for trips into the Sumidero Canyon. Visit the town's main plaza to see the large colonial mudejar-style brick fountain with its octagonal design, arches, buttresses, and domed roof. Nearby you can dine on cuisine found only within the region or visit the local museum. See Chiapa de Corzo and all Tuxtla Gutierrez has to offer by arranging your trip with our Tuxtla Gutierrez travel itinerary planner.
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  • August 12, 2017
    We were passing since here the boats are taken to visit the Sumidero Canyon. In a small town and has a few portals where sell you crafts.
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  • August 8, 2017
    From Tuxtla Gutierrez is a stage almost obliged to then visit the Canon del Sumidero. The village itself is nice but the only things to see are concentrated on the main square.
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  • August 5, 2017
    Sumidero Canyon after the Mexico town of this typical gezdij a break. It's a cute place. There's a lot of colorful shops. As good a place as any to get small crafts. I bought a very cheap straw hat.
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  • July 7, 2017
    It is beautiful Chiapa de Corzo, please don't forget to eat the dish known as "cochito" is delicious and accompany with a rich cold pozol.
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  • May 18, 2017
    Chiapa de Corzo is located 14 km from Tuxtla Gutiérrez and 62 km from San Cristobal in the city are the ruins of the former convent of Santo Domingo, the island of Cahuaré, huge campaign of the Church of Santo Domingo and the kiosco-corona. There are many textile crafts and amber as well as the typical food that is very rich you can stroll through markets prove pozol and tascalate is a very nice place to spend a pleasant time. I liked it so much
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  • June 27, 2017
    Food and craft regional drinks. Crafts and trips to the Sumidero Canyon at a great price.
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  • April 9, 2017
    It is place for vacation and the friendly people! It as part of my excellent Mexico country
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  • May 21, 2017
    How destination gives me the impression that missing cleaning
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