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Tuxtla Gutiérrez, modern city where there are mixed and rewrite histories, languages and traditions of the Mexican Altiplane by those of Central America, is the point of item to discover the complex and magic diversity of the south border. In this place, the enormous pre-Hispanic and colonial richness they are interwoven by the natural exuberance to show a fascinating spectacle. Legends, rituals, popular parties, gastronomy and architecture, they range with the air of the modernity giving place to the enjoyment of infinite possibilities.
 

CATEDRAL DE SAN MARCOS

Located in Tuxtla Gutiérrez's downtown, where Evangelist was established the worship dedicated to San Marcos.
In 1913 the parson Joaquín Palacios Zenteno, on having seen the lamentable condition of his parish, decided to take the roof of tile from him and to place the one that has nowadays of half a cannon, to this construction him 2 small towers conditioned, same that were remodelled later about the year of 1921.
In 1965 the parish of San Marcos, it turns in Paulo VI sedates episcopal, designated for his holiness. The cathedral was remodelled by don Juan Sabines Gutiérrez's instructions in 1982, Governor at the time of the State.
The great tower shelters a carillon of German manufacture with 48 bells that after every hour touch a melody to accompany the figures of 12 apostles who parade on a pedestal, the ábside of the cathedral is colonial.

 

GARDEN "PARQUE DE LA MARIMBA"
 
Tuxtla Gutiérrez's traditional and typical place, them it is undoubtedly the park of the marimba, where the gardens, bankings and music continues the visitors. This place is to 5 minutes of the downtown and every day of 19:00 hrs. to 21:00 hrs. delights us with live music of the traditional Marimba
 

 

Zoomat

If you like  the nature there is nothing better to visit zoological " MIGUEL ALVAREZ DEL TORO " who is to 15 minutes of the downtown and is opened from Tuesday until Sundays of 08:30 to 17:30 hrs. It is only in Latin America since there shows itself only flora and fauna of the region and the animals they are in his natural habitat.
 

 

MUSEUM "HOUSE OF HANDCRAFTS"

If you like the works of art that better that to visit the house of the crafts, where you will be able to estimate and to buy the different crafts that are elaborated in the conditio; separate there same you will be able to visit the ethnographic museum where you will be able to observe the different etnias that exist in the state and to know their way of living, religion, customs, gastronomy and their regional suits. It is opened from Monday until Saturday of 10:00 hrs. to 20:00

 

REGIONAL MUSEUM


If you are carried away of the Mayan culture and of the archaeological zones,  visits the regional museum where you can to estimate the unique pieces of the civilizations that were seated in the state, it relies on 3 rooms, that of archaeology, history and temporary exhibitions, is opened from Tuesday until Sunday of 09:00 hrs. to 16:00

 

CORRIDOR ARTESANAL COYATOC

Another place where you can estimate the creative hands of Tuxtla Gutiérrez's artesanod, it is the handcrafted corridor "COYATOC" where every Sunday of 10:00 hrs. to 18:00 hrs. there is direct sale of the craftsmen towards the public of the different crafts that make like, deals of wood, lacquer, popular toy store, amber etc. Apart from free workshops for the public in general. 
 

 

CULTURAL CENTER JAIME SABINES

Located of the side east of the City, in the area known as Park May 5, ride his name in honor to the poet Chiapaneco. It is a construction of modernist style that relies on library, cafeteria, area for temporary exhibitions, area for calculation, beside possessing the General File of the State.

    

BOTANIC GARDEN

Located opposite to the Theatre of the City Emilio Rabasa, natural area in which they exhibit the typical flora of the State endemic call, medicinal plants, as well as the different types of precious(beautiful) wood, was founded by the Dr. Faustino Miranda in 1949 to whom it owes his name.

 

JOYYO MAYU PARK

Located in the lposterior part of Cana Hueca, it possesses green areas, reservoirs, wild birds, fountain, cafeteria and sanitary services.

 

 

 

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