Puebla is a place filled with colonial jewels. It is a place of Angels, guarded by fiery volcanoes, the birthplace of novohispanics and the beautiful Talavera. Puebla is a cultural reference of important historic transcendence.
The state’s architectonic wonders make of Puebla an enormous museum to discover and appreciate. Besides its beautiful colonial buildings, this state enamors because of its delicious and varied gastronomy, which mixes a pre-Hispanic past of ancient villages with the Spanish colonization and Catholic tradition; the famous mole and typical candies are just a few dishes that will fascinate you.
Wejoytrip recommends visit Puebla de Zaragoza, state capital and one of México’s most ancient cities. Its streets and impressive iron-adorned facades will be a joy to discover, as well as the colonial buildings of baroque and neoclassicist aesthetic. Visit the cathedral, dedicated to the immaculate Concepción, and admire the perfect tracings of its construction. To understand the cultural legacy of Puebla, you must visit the Amparo Museum, home of important works of art and historic treasures of México. Roam the traditional markets such as Parián and Victoria; also, buy traditional Poblano Talavera pottery and savor culinary delicacies that the state offers you like mole poblano and stuffed cemita (white-bread roll). If you travel during the months of July, August or September, then you’re in luck, because you will be able to try the traditional chiles en nogada (nogada chilies), which can only be acquired in this brief season. Visit the Palafoxiana Library that, with its impressive historic heritage, holds one of the biggest bibliographical collections of México and the world.
To roam Cholula and its archeological zone is something you must do, since it is a series of prepped pyramids. The base of the pyramid is the biggest one in the world regarding volume, surpassing the Egyptian pyramid called Keops.
If you’re looking for an adventurous journey, you must travel to Africam Safari, just 17 km away from the city of Puebla, where you will be able to admire its more than 300 species of animals from all over the world. You will feel the excitement of being up close and personal with lions, tigers, rhinos and giraffes. Things to see and do horseback riding, caving in old mines, trips through parks, hiking, camping, rappelling, and mountain biking. Cultural Things to see and do museums, convents, churches and safaris. Experience the gastronomic life in restaurants; inns, markets and small flee markets.
Magic Towns: Chignahuapan, Cholula, Cuetzalan del Progreso, Pahuatlán, Tlatlauquitepec, Xicotepec, Zacatlán, Atlixco and Huauchinango.
Atlixco - Magic Town
Atlixco se encuentra ubicado en la parte centro del estado de Puebla en un hermoso valle, goza de un clima privilegiado, mismo que permite el amplio ...