This project is supported by the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT) PEI 2016, through the program Stimulus to Research, Technological Development and Innovation in its modality PROINNOVA, number 230146.
Nowadays, Mexico is an inexhaustible source of colors from ancient times. Its history is present in the beauty of its crafts, culture, cuisine, festivities and traditions. Across the country are towns with these characteristics that have been named as Magical Towns.
Due to the beautiful characteristics of the Magical Towns of Mexico, LEARNING BY DIGITAL TECNOLOGIES, has decided to publish a technological magazine named “Puebleando en México 3D”, in which are portrayed, in a technological and innovative way, all the elements that differ these amazing places, taking to the national and international tourists, a collection of images, 3D crafts and monuments in augmented reality that will take their breath away.
This issue is dedicated to Chiapas State and the best of its 4 magical towns, its customs and traditions:
Chiapa de Corzo offers its visitors, the wonderful music of marimba; which is appreciated in Mexico and the world. Another point worth admiring, is the traditional dance of Parachicos.
Also, it is important to note, that in this site are made unique crafts, as the gourds-based painted lacquer; the creation of beautiful handcrafted pieces hand-embroidered for the suit of chiapaneca. These pieces are recognized around the world for their colorful and delicacy.
Comitan de Dominguez, is an inspiring magical town, since it was the birthplace of men and women of great prestige in Mexico and the world. Within its history is cited the writer Rosario Castellanos and the distinguished liberal Belisario Domínguez Palencia.
This site was known as "Balún Canán", which is a word of Mayan origin that means "place of the nine stars or the nine guardians". Its historic centre has extraordinary constructions of artistic style, ranging from the neo-classical, Baroque, neo-Gothic to Art Noveau.
It is possible to acquire in this place, excellent embroidery, wool and cotton garments and also: saddlery, vegetable fibres, pieces of iron and pottery baskets
Palenque has been placed in the mind of tourists, due to its Mayan past, as well as its magnificent archaeological city, that has provided data about a glorious past. Proof of this is the discovery of the tomb of King Pakal, that has been considered as important and complete as that of King Tutankamón in Egypt.
This magical town has one of the best-known archaeological ruins of the ancient world and also, an extraordinary vegetation and exotic animal species, appreciated around the world.
In San Cristóbal de las Casas can be purchased a variety of elaborate works of Chiapas artisan hands, as: textile work, colorful embroidery, blankets, skirts, vests, so also can be purchased, the traditional costume of chiapaneca. In this site, is an overlooked material known as amber, which consists of a gemstone of resin, which is used in items for personal use, as well as beautiful decorative pieces.
Puebleando en México 3D, keeps the traditions and the past of Mexico, giving you the possibility of getting into a new world that will motivate you to visit and wonder in each one of these places in person.
Enjoy this unique experience and see closely the 3D crafts and the monuments in augmented reality that you will wish to know in your next visit.