Tuxtla's origin is found in a Zoque's village named Coyatoc (rabbit's place), a name that ancient Nahuatl speakers translated to Tochtlan. In the XVI century the Dominican monks rearranged the place and called it San Marcos Tuxtla.
San Cristóbal de las CasasVisit
This beautiful magic town is placed in the Jovel valley, a colorful city that enjoys an amazing weather and has a strategic location. It was founded by Diego de Mazariegos in 1528.
Tapachula is well known as the "Soconusco Pearl", it's the 2nd most important city in the state of Chiapas.
Comitán de DomínguezVisit
The colonial Comitán is recognized as magic town. This inheritor of ancient settlements was founded by the Dominican monks shortly after the arrival of the Spaniards to the region in the 16th century.
Chiapa de CorzoVisit
One of the oldest cities in the continent, located at the right side of Grijalva river.
Palenque became one of the most notable cities of the classic Mayan era, capital of a powerful dynasty that ruled the Chiapas northern mountains and the plains of Tabasco; territory that some researchers have now named "The Lakamhá kingdom".