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Tuxtla Gutierrez

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Mexico is situated in the northern region of the American continent linking the Gulf of Mexico on the east and the Pacific Ocean on the west. It is encircled by the United States on the north and by Guatemala and Belize on the south and is divided into six tourist regions. These regions are Northern Mexico, Central Mexico, Southern Mexico, The Yucatan Peninsula, The Pacific Coast and The Baja California Peninsula.
Tuxtla Gutierrez is the state capital of Chiapas and located in southern Mexico, 85 kilometers east of San Cristobal de las Casas. The city has a pleasant semi-humid climate, with an average year-round temperature of 23º centigrade. In Tuxtla Gutierrez’s environs you can visit the Reserva de El Ecote, the Faustino Miranda Botanical Garden and the Miguel Alvarez del Toro Zoo, where you can observe a broad range of species from Chiapas’ jungle region.
In Tuxtla Gutierrez, you will find all kinds of crafts from diverse regions in the state. Among the most notable items are hammocks, hand-woven wool textiles, beautiful cotton embroidery made in San Juan Chamula and Tila, ceramics made in Suchiapa, toys and wood sculptures from Venustiano Carrranza and San Cristobal de las Casas and the renowned lacquered objects from Chiapa de Corzo.
In Tuxtla Gutierrez, you can visit interesting museums where you can learn about the educational and historical development of Chiapas, as well as natural history in the Mayan region. In Tuxtla Gutierrez, you will find several places to enjoy the folklore and joy that characterizes the inhabitants of Chiapas. In Tuxtla Gutierrez, you can enjoy the thrilling experience of witnessing the city’s most conventional sporting and cultural events.

Tuxtla Gutierrez has numerous shopping centers such as Galerias Boulevard, Plaza Crystal and Plaza Santa Elena, which are located on Blvd. Belisario Dominguez. There you will find many stores selling clothes, shoes, souvenirs and much more. During your stay, you also can visit the Casa de las Artesanias, on Blvd. Belisario Dominguez, where you can purchase all kinds of crafts, textiles, toys and amber pieces. This place will leave a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justify the proud cultural tradition of Mexico.

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