Attractions

Zocalo and Puebla’s Cathedral
The magnificent main square, the Zócalo (Plaza de la Constitución), with its tall trees, flower beds and fountains, is lined with arcades (Portales) and forms the busy centre of the town. Puebla City, World Heritage, for its impressive Colonial Historical Centre, is also a great Mexican Capital modern and Cosmopolitan that appeal to visitors with the beauty of its ancient streets. The square is surrounded by stunning colonial buildings and the famous Cathedral, dedicated to the Immaculate Conception.
  • The Puebla Cathedral is a treasure of Colonial Art, was designed by Francisco Becerra. The first phase of construction was made between the years of 1575 and 1618. The initial plan included four towers at the corners, as the Cathedral of Valladolid in Spain. The bases of the towers were built and remain as testimony to the plan devised. The second phase of the construction was directed by the famous bishop Juan de Palafox y Mendoza, who blessed the building, was opened on 18 April 1649. The main facade is a sober mannerist style, is made of dark gray brick and the building was completed in the year 1664.

 

  • The towers are more than 70 meters, the highest in Mexico.
  • The main altar was designed by Manuel Tolsa and built between 1797 and 1819.
  • The choir is an exquisite example of Mudejar (Moorish) artwork with inlaid wood in eight different colors.
Popocatepetl Volcano
PoPopocatépetl is an active volcano that measured 5.426 meters and is the second highest in the country. The word Popocatépetl derived from the Nahuatl (the language of the Mexicas) that means, mountain that pours out. The city of Puebla is located 40 kilometers east of the volcano from where you can enjoy the wonderful view of this snowy mountain during almost all year round. The church that is at the forefront is the Church of Nuestra Señora de los Remedios in Cholula.

If something has distinguished the city of Puebla, its rich and varied gastronomy, product of the great variety of ingredients, which can still be found; As a result of its privileged geographical position, and by the trade exchange that had in the past with Asia and Europe. Los Chiles en Nogada and the Mole Poblano, are not only related to Puebla, but are representative of the famous Mexican food. During your visit, enjoy some of the dishes of the traditional gastronomy, as the chalupas or the molotes; and the delight of the typical sweets, with their essences, colors and shapes.

The Church of the former Convent of Santo Domingo keeps custody inside of beautiful treasures, such as its Baroque altar. However, the Chapel of the Rosary the maximum of the baroque gem of the seventeenth century of Puebla, and Mexico, Since its opening on the 16 of April 1690, it has been seen as a unique symbolism and for the quality of its decoration, in its majority cover with gold foil. Considered “The Eighth Wonder of the New World” according to UNESCO.

AFRICAM SAFARI

A PARADISE IN PUEBLA

The most important Safari in Latin America, with wild animals that will make you have an unforgettable view with emotions that inspire you to love and respect our planet. This magnificent center for conservation, education and research, is home to nearly 2,000 animals of 250 different species from all continents, which is develop freely through vast open spaces.  Its 200 hectares, Africam has 80 where a style safari, from a bus or your own car, it is possible to observe animals in areas very similar to their natural habitats of origin, in an exciting adventure in which the visitor will learning, in addition, how to protect and respect biodiversity.

THE STAR OF PUEBLA

It is a tourism Ferris wheel located in the city of Puebla, Puebla, Mexico, is part of a complex in the area that includes the linear Park, the Garden of the Art, the Metropolitan Ecopark, the Walk of the Atoyac River, as well as the construction of the Baroque International Museum.