San Cristobal: The Magic Town of the Carajillo

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As you walk through the streets of this colorful ‘little town’ you will smell coffee and caramel everywhere. Sit in one of its bars and try the best Carajillo of your life.

In Mexico, there is a picturesque colonial-style Magical Town in which you will find various historical buildings, and which also stands out for the tradition of consuming two very popular drinks among Mexicanspox and Carajillo. This is San Cristóbal de las Casas, whose cobbled streets, colorful houses, and its cathedral –built in 1528– have made it one of the most romantic and beautiful destinations in the country, ideal for a trip as a couple or a wedding of a dream.

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PHOTO: SHUTTERSTOCK

In the place, you will find a large number of places that sell pox, a drink that comes from the distillation of corn and piloncillo, although another typical drink of this place is the Carajillo, a Cuban heritage that stands out for the use of coffee and Liquor. 43. Chiapas, being one of the states with the best coffee in Mexico, is undoubtedly the ideal region to try one of the best versions of this digestive drink. Its coffee production is focused on the most important areas of the state such as: Ocozocoautla, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Copainalá, Comitán, Ocosingo, Yajalón, Motozintla, and Tapachula. 

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Going around San Cristóbal de las Casas is like smelling coffee and caramel while you walk, this destination is a place full of life and partying. In addition, the Magical Town is home to Baroque architectural works, such as the Church of Santo Domingo and the Church of San Nicolás, and has a large number of museums and libraries dedicated to Mayan culture. 

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Source: Food & Pleasure

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