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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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  • We went to this town after visiting the Cañon del Suridad. Quaint town to visit but nothing outstanding. The town square had a beautiful moorish building. The rest was your typical tourist area -- loc...  more »
  • There is really nice people always willing to help.From there you can take the tour to El Cañon del Sumidero.  more »
  • Came to visit Cañón del Sumidero and the town square. During April the climate was hot and humid. Hat and sunscreen are a must. Cañón del sumidero needs no introduction and is something you can't miss...  more »
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  • 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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  • 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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  • Food and craft regional drinks. Crafts and trips to the Sumidero Canyon at a great price.
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  • It is place for vacation and the friendly people! It as part of my excellent Mexico country
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