San Cristóbal de las Casas, one of the most beautiful colonial cities in Mexico, is an enchanting town in the state of Chiapas. It owes its magic to its viceregal atmosphere that coexists harmoniously with its powerful, deeply-rooted indigenous traditions, in which the dense Mayan past still makes its presence felt.

Lying in the Valley of Jovel, in the heart of the Chiapas Highlands, San Cristóbal de las Casas is one of the most interesting urban complexes in the country, since it still preserves its traditional churches, squares, cobbled streets, red-tiled roofs, houses with patios overflowing with flowers and magnificent buildings constructed between the 16th and 19th centuries. (more…)