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Be surprised by Comitán and the Archaeological Zone of Chinkultic

Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas

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MEET COMITÁN

Enjoy the colonial city of Comitán de Domínguez, in the south of Chiapas. Know the rich traditions that it offers and the indigenous culture of the region. Visit the Church of Santo Domingo built during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Tour the art museum and the archaeology museum. Savor local dishes and traditional Comitán beverages, which are a culinary event.

DISCOVER THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL AREA OF CHINKULTIC

Explore the archaeological site of Chinkultic, a settlement whose architecture was adapted in a very special way to the topographical characteristics of the terrain. Enjoy the contrast of nature and archaeological buildings, and, in the great sunken square, observe the mountain, nature, and buildings. The Las Lajas Platform consists of large slabs measuring 2.6 by .40 meters. Search the ball game for an important group of stelae. Be surprised by the best view of the whole from the acropolis along the wonderful Blue Cenote. Enjoy far away from the imposing multicolored lagoons of Montebello.