Tuxtla Gutierrez is the capital of the state, a unique place where you can either find large shopping malls or jungle refugees like the Miguel Alvarez del Toro Zoo or the Botanic Garden Dr. Faustino Miranda. Likewise, you can visit excellent restaurants and bars, watch the flocks of parrots flying above the urban area, or find the settlements of the old zoque rituals like the “bajada de las virgenes de Copoya”.
Tuxtla is a city that has all the necessary services to satisfy a variety of tastes; the kindness of its people and its recent preference for soccer, gives it the versatility and the right ambience to have healthy entertainment.
The San Marcos Cathedral, the Marimba Park, City Theater, the Chiapas Regional Museum, the Convention Center and Chiapas Poliforum and the Jaime Sabines Cultural Center are the main places that show the identity of the coty. Seasons marked by the intense heat, the flowering trees and the festivities in its neighborhoods; traditional food and architecture, urban legends, rich and varied vegetation and even its public art make Tuxtla Gutierrez a complete tourist destination.
Tourist Attractions & Things to Do in Tuxtla:
Walk around the city downtown, visiting the cathedral and businesses nearby like the Mercado Central, where you can find different types of vegetables, fruits and regional animals.
Visit the Parque Jardin de la Marimba (Marimba Park), where you can list live Marimba music for free.
Visit the Zoomat. It exhibits regional and endangered species, which makes it the most important place in its gender.
Visit the Chiapas Regional Museum, one of the main museums in the state that spreads the history of the mayan culture in two halls: from prehispanic history to history from the XVI century to the beginnings of the XX century.
Explore the Sumidero Canyon viewpoints.
Visit the Zoque Museum in the central park, with halls that reveal the origin, customs, art and Cosmo vision of this culture.