Plaza 31 de Marzo
On the north side of the plaza, the cathedral was begun in 1528 but wasn't completed until 1815 because of several natural disasters....
Hotel Santa Clara
The Hotel Santa Clara was built by Diego de Mazariegos, the Spanish conqueror of Chiapas. His coat of arms is engraved above the main...
Sidle up to the tree-trunk tables at this Cuban mojito bar for drink specials from 7pm to 10pm.
This large, enjoyable place specializes in tacos filled with combinations of meat, vegetable or cheese. The meat filetes are also...
Plaza 31 de Marzo information
The leafy main plaza is a fine place to take in San Cristóbal’s unhurried highland atmosphere. Shoe-shiners, newspaper sellers and ambulantes (mobile street vendors) gather around the elaborate iron bandstand.
The Hotel Santa Clara, on the plaza’s southeast corner, was built by Diego de Mazariegos, the Spanish conqueror of Chiapas. His coat of arms is engraved above the main portal. The building is a rare secular example of plateresque style in Mexico.