The J.C.Tielemans Market, named for the governor who built it, is the main market, located on General Utrilla and Diaz Ordaz.
Here, the indigenous come from the neighboring regions and thus causing the market to be a real demonstration of the melting pot of races that populate the state of Chiapas.
Open from seven in the morning and on, here you can find various craft and food stands, in covered walkways and in the open air. One can find a wide variety of vegetables, fruits, domestic animals and poultry, wool, firewood, clay pots, medicinal herbs, various species of flowers, and plenty of crafts from the region. Even in spite of the low prices, bartering is acceptable and expected.