CHIAPAS MEXICO

The archeological zones of Chiapas receive every year thousands of visitors who want to explore the ruined palaces, pyramids, temples, ball games, astronomical observatories, and ceremonial centers that are testimony to the greatness of the Mayan civilization.

Palenque Archaeological Zone is one of the most interesting archaeological cities in Mexico. To get to know it is to discover the soul of the Mayan world; it is to understand myths, rituals, beliefs, and to admire the majestic architecture of the Mayan people.

Amber has been mined in Chiapas since pre-Hispanic times. The Zinacantecos bartered with the pochteca who came from Tenochtitlan. The Zinacantecos had a monopoly on amber, they sold or traded it; they took it out of the Simojovel area and brought it to the center.

Chiapas is a dream and a mystery to be discovered through its rivers, jungles, archaeological zones, museums, music, colour and flavour. A destination that sows the spirit of adventure and cultural identity to its visitors. Diversity is a constant in Chiapas from its town, the cold climate of San Cristóbal, warm in Comitán and hot on the coast,...