This City is one of the most beautiful in Mexico for its harmonious urban composition, where you will discover impressive religious buildings like the Cathedral or the Temple of Santo Domingo, covered with profuse details of baroque style and Indian manufacturing, which perpetuate the cultural heritage of ethnic Tzotzil, Tzeltal and Lacandon who live in the surrounding area.
San Juan Chamula is a municipality in the Mexican state of Chiapas, with 50,000 inhabitants. It is situated about 10 kilometers (6.2 mi) from San Cristobal de las Casas. Chamula is located in the mountains of Chiapas, inhabited by people indigenous Tzotzil Maya, whose Tzotzil language is one of the Mayan languages. Still retain their native dress and traditions.
San Lorenzo Zinacantán is a municipality in the southern part of the central mountains of the Mexican state of Chiapas. About 98% of its population are Tzotzil Maya, are indigenous linguistic and cultural ties to Mayan mountains. Zinacantán literally means “land of the bat” and comes from the Nahuatl language. People in Zinacantán continuous speaking the e Mayan language Tzotzil