Chiapa de Corzo is one of the oldest cities on the continent, located on the right bank of the Grande or Grijalva river. It stands out as the first element of its cultural heritage, the regular layout, the result of the fusion of Renaissance urban ideals with the features of the pre-Hispanic city. Its architectural beauty is based on the Mudejar style. Examples of this are the temple and convent of Santo Domingo and the fountain or font that enhances the main square, in fact it is one of the largest in the country. Touring Chiapa de Corzo, takes us into the colorful traditions and heroic history of this Magical Town.
Chiapa de Corzo is the gateway to know the State of Chiapas. Arriving in Chiapas and not knowing Chiapa de Corzo is like a meaningless trip. Here we tell you what you should not miss:
The Rio Grande de Chiapas or Grijalva is the ideal setting to delight ourselves with the smells, flavors and colors, Chiapa de Corzo is a city full of traditions and customs such as its Fiesta Grande de Chiapa with its Parachicos considered as Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Humanity. Live the gastronomic experience and do not miss the following recommendations:
Chiapa de Corzo is a colonial site of tradition and culture, framed with the warmth of its people, an urban extension of the capital city. Its location makes it a city with a hot and humid climate, so here we suggest the following:
Chiapa de Corzo is a conurbation with the Capital city and only 30 kilometers from the Ángel Albino Corzo International Airport, so it is not a problem to reach this historic city, either by road or by air.
Approximate flight time: 1hr, 20 min. approx.
Kilometers traveled: 15 km Approximate time: 10 min.