A charming Pueblo Mágico de Mexico, this city is famous for its colorful streets and rich traditions. Located in a strategic area of the Jovel Valley, the city enjoys a mild climate and easy access to many nearby attractions. Founded in 1528 by Diego de Mazariegos under the name of Ciudad Real de Chiapas, San Cristóbal de las Casas was originally the capital of the province.
Today the city is known as one of the most beautiful and original in Mexico and Latin America. Its exquisite baroque, neoclassical and Mudejar-style architecture, colorful crafts, incredible gastronomy, traditional festivals and ancient legends combine to create a unique atmosphere, a union of the modern world, ancient civilizations and colonial settlements.
San Cristobal de las Casas has many points of interest to visit and enjoy, such as its museums, picturesque streets, its Tseltal and Tsotsil ethnic communities with their craft markets and colorful traditions, endless typical restaurants, and of course the architecture of its churches, cathedrals and other historic buildings.
San Cristobal de las Casas is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and traditional cities in the entire country and a destination that you cannot miss.