Chiapas and Tabasco Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Chiapas and Tabasco - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Ora Ton

  • Museum/Gallery

Near the Iglesia de San Juan Bautista is the small museum called Ora Ton. Inside are examples of traditional dress, exhibits of musical...

Palenque

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Palenque is enormous and you'd need weeks to really explore it all. The most stunning (and most visited) sights are around the Palacio,...

Parque Yumká

  • Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

Parque Yumká, which means "the spirit that looks after the forest" in Chontal Maya, is a nature reserve with jungle, savannah, and wetlands...

Parque-Museo La Venta

  • Zoo/Aquarium

Giant stone heads and other carvings were salvaged from the oil fields at La Venta, on Tabasco's western edge near the state of Veracruz.

Puerto Ceiba

  • Town/Village

The region's small, dark-sand beaches are not among Mexico's prettiest; the best place to spend your time is 5 km (3 mi) southeast of...

Templo de Santo Domingo

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

This three-block-long complex houses a church, a former monastery, a regional history museum with a great deal to see, and the Templo...

Toniná

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Between San Cristóbal and Palenque, on a paved road running along the Río Jataté and through the Ocosingo Valley, is the ancient Mayan...

Yaxchilán

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Excavations at Yaxchilán (ya-shee- lan ), on the banks of the Río Usumacinta, have uncovered stunning temples and delicate carvings.

Zoológico Regional Miguel Álvarez del Toro

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All the animals at the Zoológico Regional Miguel Álvarez del Toro, known to locals as ZooMAT, are native to Chiapas. You'll find more...

Zócalo

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The square around which this colonial city was built has in its center a gazebo used by marimba musicians most weekend evenings at 8.

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