Tapijulapa: a picturesque corner of Zoque culture in Tabasco, Mexico (VIDEO)


Tapijulapa is the most typical town in the state of Tabasco. It is a picturesque corner of Zoque origin where water and jungle abound. It still retains its elegant colonial traces in the typical architecture of the houses, painted white, with gabled roofs, and cobbled streets. At the top of a hill is the church dedicated to Santiago Apóstol, built in the 17th century.


This town joined the Pueblos Mágicos program in the year 2010.
Tapijulapa is a picturesque town nestled in the mountains of the Mexican state of Tabasco belonging to the municipality of Tacotalpa. The population is located at the confluence of the Oxolotán and Amatán rivers, whose waters in different shades of green make up a unique landscape.
Declared "Magic Town" on June 9, 2010. It is located in the Tabasco mountains.


Temple of Santiago Apóstol dating from the 18th century
Kolem Jaá Ecological Reserve
Cave of the Blind Sardine
Sierra State Park
Garden of God


On July 25, the Fiesta de Santiago Apóstol, patron saint of Tapijulapa, takes place.
Ritual of the Blind Sardine, which ends on the Sunday after Easter, in one of the caves of the Villa Luz Ecological Reserve, the ritual of the Blind Sardine is performed.


The municipality of Tacotalpa is located in the Sierra region and has the city of Tacotalpa as its municipal head.

Source: SECTUR

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