Puebla de los Angeles a World Heritage City, an authentic museum of the very essence of Mexico. It is in this city where women dressed for the first time the “china poblana” costume that in modern time is a national symbol. In this city lived Catalina de San Juan.
Talavera, indigenous art and modernity.If the “novohispano” art is displayed in all its glory in Puebla, in San Andres Cholula breathe pre-Hispanic air. The city was built on the foundations of a large Indigenous city, but its apparent simplicity does not cover his artistic soul.
The image of the conquest
The pre-Hispanic Cholula was a great metropolis inhabited for thousands of years. Hernan Cortes thought after seeing the amount of teocallis that you could pray in a different church every day of the year. On these indigenous shrines temples were built. San Pedro Cholula today has 37 churches, something
On the North with the municipalities of Tlahuapan and San Matias Tlalancaleca,on the east with Huejotzingo,on the south to San Felipe Teotlalcingo, to the east with San Martin Texmelucan and on the west by the state of Mexico and the Iztaccihuatl volcano..
Cuautinchan is located at 31 km from Puebla. It was an ancient ceremonial center and pre-Hispanic town where the arts flourished. The tlacuilos shaped in codices and maps the Tolteca Chichimeca history, which had allowed to reconstruct the major events that determined the Mesoamerican cultures. The Franciscans built here
From Huejotzingo a small road leads to the town of San Andres Calpan, which has in his interior the ex-convent of San Andres a unique gem. The fabulous chapels of the convent are an excellent example of architecture that developed in the New Spain adapting to Indigenous customs. Another
Conquered by Hernan Cortes,Tepeaca became one of the most important cities in the Camino Real to Veracruz. Located at 43 km from Puebla. To this commercial city, people from all across the region came to his appointment at the street market every Friday, which was mounted on the main
Perhaps the most famous photo of Tecali de Herrera is the temple of its Ex-convento convent in ruins. Challenging the adverse weather conditions, the beautiful structure of its Renaissance temple stands with their perfect arches and columns. Opposite to the ex-convent there is a curiosity: an old
At only 21 km from Puebla is located Huejotzingo, a small town which holds the best preserved Franciscan ex-convent in puebla (World Heritage Site) the San Miguel Archangel, and the interesting Museum of Evangelization.
Huejotzingo is well known for the quality of its ciders and the interesting Carnival held here
San Martin Texmelucan, on the northwest of the city of Puebla, is well known for the large street market of textile on Tuesdays that floods every corner of the city. But its attractions for the tourists are many more: the ex-hacienda of Polaxtla, with an interesting museum, or
If Puebla is a Spanish city, Cholula is its indigenous counterpart. Inhabited for thousands of years, Cholula is actually two cities, San Pedro and San Andres were built on a prehispanic city, a large ceremonial center with centuries of tradition.
Hernan Cortes thought, after seeing the amount of teocalis, that