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Best things to do in San Cristóbal de las Casas

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Food
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“The food is delicious, the decoration very good, and the live music always a pleasur”
32local recommendations
Bar
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“Here you can dance salsa, reggae, world music. Great ambient, great live music. ”
27local recommendations
Indie Cinema
“Amazing terrace with a great view. Perfect location to have a drink or a good coffee. ”
24local recommendations
Museum
“Beautiful colonial house that hosts the lacandon culture museum founded by Frans Blom and Gertrudy Duby. Also has a restaurant, nice garden and an unique library. ”
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Museum
“This is a great place to learn all about Amber. It is a beautiful museum, very well laid out and informative! Highly recommendable!”
18local recommendations
Church
“one of the two lookout points in the city shared with the iconic "virgen de Guadalupe" church ”
14local recommendations
Museum
“This is high on my TO DO LIST... It is supposed to be an amazing Museum... Check it out and let me know what you think!”
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Restaurant
“Restaurant with a connected sit round bar and outdoor seating onto the andador Miguel Hidalgo. Located in Plaza San Agustin Excellent cuisine”
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Wine Bar
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“Great place to hang out and enjoy a Nice selection of wines, they also offer tapas. ”
20local recommendations
Botanical Garden
“Beautiful park right outside of town, every kind of Orchid in the world has been cultivated. The greenhouse is not to be missed. On a nice day you will love this area!”
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Bakery
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“Es una pastelería francesa cuyo sabor hace que sus postres sean deliciosos.”
10local recommendations
Café
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“Away from the busy Guadeloupe walkway, only 2 blocks from the centre. Best cafe in San Cristobal! Great coffee and food in a relaxed Colonial house with garden.”
8local recommendations
Pizza Place
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“Best Pizza in San Cris. Try and get a table upstairs on the balcony with views east and west of Real de Guadalupe.”
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Restaurant
“One of the best restaurants in town. All organic, vegetarian and some vegan. Best bread in town too and a little shop that sells specialty food items that you can't get anywhere else in San Cristobal. ”
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Mexican Restaurant
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“Large Courtyard Restaurant with large menu of mostly Mexican food with some European dishes, supporting Zapatista Handmade textile stores surrounding the restaurant.”
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History Museum
“Although it is a little hard to get to, if you love Plant Medicine and the powers of Mother Nature, it is worth getting yourself there. It is also a great way of supporting the local indigenous groups that are working with Plant Medicine. Take time to walk through the gardens and feel the Magic! They sell different potions, including one for diarrhea and stomach ailments due to parasites! Always something good to have on hand while traveling!”
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