Chiapa de Corzo

Chiapa de Corzo is one of the oldest cities in the continent, located to the right of the Grande or Grijalva River. It stands out for its architectural beauty based on the Mudejar style. Examples of this are the temple and convent of Santo Domingo and the fountain that enhances the main square. Touring Chiapa de Corzo, takes us into the colorful traditions and heroic history of this Pueblo Mágico. 

Places you can't miss!


Chiapa de Corzo is the gateway to the State of Chiapas. Arriving in Chiapas and not visiting Chiapa de Corzo is like a meaningless trip. Here are some of the things you shouldn’t miss:


Temple and convent of Santo Domingo de Guzmán


Mudejar plaza and fountain


The portales


Sumidero Canyon National Park


The archaeological site of Chiapa de Corzo


The Fiesta Grande in January



The Rio Grande or Grijalva is the ideal setting to delight us 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 Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Enjoy a gastronomic experience and don't miss the following recommendations:


  • Pozol de Cacao y Tascalate
  • Jocotes y nanches curtidos
  • La comida grande de pepita con tasajo
  • Baked Cochito
  • La chanfaina
  • The great variety of tamales


Get to know all our flavors from Chiapa de Corzo

Our recommendations for your trip


Chiapa de Corzo is a colonial site of tradition and culture, framed with the warmth of its people, its location makes it a city of hot and humid climate, so here we have some suggestions for you:


  • The best months to visit it are from November to May when there is generally no rain.
  • Keep in mind that the months of April, May and June are the hottest (between 39º. to 42º). Don’t forget to wear cool clothing, preferably cotton, linen or a hat to mitigate the sun's rays and a long sleeve shirt if you make the river tour to the Sumidero Canyon.
  • Comfortable shoes, sunglasses and sunscreen are a must.
  • Between June and the beginning of October the rains are very frequent and it is necessary to bring an umbrella or raincoat.
  • There are three boat cooperatives for the Sumidero Canyon river tour. Take into account that if you are traveling alone, you will have to take the collective service, minimum 10 people, otherwise you will have to pay for the special or private service and the cost will increase.



How to get to Chiapa de Corzo?


Chiapa de Corzo is located near the capital city and only 30 kilometers from Angel Albino Corzo International Airport, so it is easy to get to this historic city, either by road or by air.

  • Airlines
    • Viva Aerobus
    • Calafia
    • Interjet
    • Volaris
    • Aeromar
    • Aeroméxico

    Approximate flight time: 1hr, 20 min. approx.

  • Microbus lines: There are daily departures every 20 minutes, from the center of the city of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, here we mention the following:
    • Transports Nandalumi
    • Sprinter Chiapa de Corzo Ángel Albino Corzo
    Kilometers: From the center of Tuxtla Gutiérrez to the center of Chiapa: 15 km. Approximate time: 15 min
  • If you travel with your own vehicle, from the city of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, simply take the Chiapa de Corzo Boulevard from the eastern exit of the city (fountain of Diana the Huntress).

    Kilometers traveled: 15 km Approximate time: 10 min.

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