20 THINGS TO DO IN PUEBLA, MEXICO

1 Visit the Cathedral. Started to build between 1536 and 1539 on the initiative of the Bishop of Tlaxcala, fray Julián Garcés, the Cathedral of the city of Puebla is one of the most beautiful not only in Mexico but in Latin America religious buildings.No you stop to admire the high altar designed by the great sculptor Manuel Tolsá!

2 Inside the House of Culture, find a fantastic poblano corner: the Palafox Library which houses more than 43,000 works,

including 6,000 volumes that made up the personal collection of Bishop Juan de Palafox y Mendoza, whom the space is named .
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3 Walk the Alley of the Frogs. There you will find all kinds of antique furniture and ideal for decorating your home or anywhere in your office. Take a look at the original boutique hotels which, incredibly, offered for sale almost all their furniture!

4 Visit the Temple of San Francisco. Admire its beautiful Baroque façade of the eighteenth century and knows the history of San Sebastian de Aparicio, patron of carriers, whose mummified body can be seen in a beautiful silver urn highly revered by hundreds of worshipers.

5 Visit the forts of Loreto and Guadalupe. In them the famous Battle of May 5th, where General Ignacio Zaragoza, supported by a brave group of Zacapoaxtlas Indians defeated the French army powerful spring of 1862 developed the view of the city will surprise you!

6 Taste some delicious chilaquiles with mole in the Royalty Hotel, located in the heart of the state's capital, next to the Plaza de Armas and against the backdrop of stunning image of the cathedral city.We assure you that they are the richest of the "cool Puebla"!

7 Visit the Museo Amparo. Opened in 1991, this magnificent space houses a great collection of pieces of pre-Hispanic art to the newest of Puebla's art schools and the country. Admire the magnificent museology, accompanied by modern interactive systems.

8 Meet the newly remodeled Museum Serdan House, housed in a stately home. In this scenario the first shooting of the Mexican Revolution in November 1910 took place on the façade can observe the marks of bullets and one of their rooms during this confrontation a broken mirror.

9 Visit the traditional market known as the Parian and acquires the best poblano popular and Mexico at great prices. Typical sweets, wooden toys and all kinds of textiles from different villages around the city of Puebla, will conquer you!

10 Meet the Municipal Palace, located right across from the Plaza de Armas. There you will find the offices which released most of the public administration of the city of Puebla and its wonderful balcony where the state governor gives "Shout" on the night of September 15 each.

11 Meet the Rosary Chapel, called "the reliquary of America" by SS John Paul II. This gorgeous poblano sanctuary is one of the finest examples of Baroque New Spain. During your visit you will not fail to surprise with its beautiful places and altars covered in gold.

12 Admire the unusual façade of the Regional Museum or House Alfeñique. His architectural shots seem to be coated with sugar, from which it derives its popular nickname. Inside "the Weed" houses photographs and documents that tell the history of the city and its surroundings.

13 a few miles south of Puebla, towards Valsequillo, you know one of the most popular zoos in Mexico: Africam Safari, whose fame is that many of their animals roam freely through the park facilities.An experience for the whole family that can not fail to witness!

14 Housed in a beautiful building from 1580, designed by architect Francisco Becerra as the residence of the dean of the Cathedral, the Museum "Casa del Dean" preserves an amazing collection of paintings discovered by chance in 1953, under an antique tapestry .You have to see them!

15 One of the most valuable treasures of the state's capital is undoubtedly rich traditions, which originated in the kitchens of the Colony to mix with native ingredients brought from Europe. One of the finest examples of these colonial kitchens were located in the former Convent of Santa Rosa.Know!

16 Located next to the Temple of San Francisco, the Convention Center is a modern facility where it can be found-brand boutiques, which restaurants and cafes as well as green lawns ideal for travel in the company of friends or family.Check it!

17. 3rd Street South East corner with 2 knows the house he killed the animal, decorated with two reliefs which can be seen hunting scenes. According to the legend, Don Pedro Carvajal gave this property to his daughter's boyfriend commoner who saved him from a wolf attack.

18 The Church of the Society of Jesus is another wonderful building you can not miss during your visit to the state's capital. Lifted to the last third of the sixteenth century, the Company has a curious "bicolor" facade that alternates with a beautiful gray stone decorative composition that seems to recreate a white lace top.You will love it!

Walking down 19th Street 6 Oriente find numerous stores in which the best pastries and sweets offered Puebla. In them you will find sweet potatoes, drunks, biscuits, milk candies, garapiñados and eggnog, among other delights, at great prices!

20 Admire the façade of the House of Dolls. Decorated with a curious group of 16 figures made ​​in Talavera tiles, it is said that this set was a kind of mockery for officials who, in 1792, did not let the owner have a taller building than those for public order city
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