Be amazed with the splendor of its elegant colonial buildings, its streets and flavors that honor its nickname "the city of the angels".
Legend has it that after the construction of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, engineers and architects wondered how to carry a bell of 8000 kilos. One morning, residents awoke to the news that it was already at the top. This legend is responsible for this beautiful city being called Puebla de los Angeles.
The pièce de résistance of Puebla in culinary terms, a rich, thick mole with more than 20 ingredients, including peppers and chocolate, which gives it its dark brown color. Served with turkey, chicken or shrimp pancakes.
Total time: 1 day long round trip
Available: All year
Puebla, which was founded ex nihilo in 1531, at the foot of the Popocatepetl volcano. It has preserved its great religious structures such as the 16th–17th-century cathedral and fine buildings like the old archbishop's palace, as well as a host of houses with walls covered in tiles (azulejos). The new aesthetic concepts resulting from the fusion of European and American styles were adopted locally and are peculiar to the Baroque district of Puebla.