Adventure walk through Puebla's History

Highlights:

- Walk down the well-known city center and hear the history of the city
- Visit the largest and traditional market and try delicious food
- View a variety of art spread Artist's Neighborhood
- Enjoy a fully guided tour from beginning to end

What to expect:

The two-hour tour takes you from the center of Puebla to the neighborhood's booming places, where architecture, history and tradition are mixed in one place. Showing you the local side of the town, you'll see the best hot spots; learn the history of the city, hear about the talavera art. During the tour, we will stop at the most interesting places to see the beautiful architecture and historical buildings and hear the story behind them.

As the benefit of walking around the city center, we will talk about elegant colonial buildings, know why the city is called the city of the angels, show you the best design studios, restaurants, cafes so you can enjoy your stay in Puebla.

per adult from

$34

NZD

Duration

2 hours

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Bilingual guide
    • Small group
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Biblioteca Palafoxiana
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Zocalo, Puebla Mexico

    The Zócalo, or main square, remains the cultural, political and religious center of the city. It was the first block to be laid out, with the rest of the historic center traced out from it in the form of a checkerboard. This main plaza originally was rectangular, but later made square because the earlier version was considered to be ugly. Until the end of the 18th century, this was the main market for the town.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Biblioteca Palafoxiana, Puebla Mexico

    The Biblioteca Palafoxiana is a library in Puebla City's historic centre, in the Mexican state of Puebla. Founded in 1646, it is recognized by the UNESCO for being the first and oldest public library in the Americas. It has more than 45,000 books and manuscripts, ranging from the 15th to the 20th century. In 2005, it was listed on UNESCO's Memory of the World Register

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Puebla Cathedra, c 16 de Septiembre s/n Centro Histórico, Puebla 72000 Mexico

    Puebla Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church in the city's historic centre. It is a colonial cathedral, and is the see of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Puebla de los Angeles.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario), Santo Domingo Church, Puebla 72000 Mexico

    The Chapel of the Virgen del Rosario is the chapel attached to the Church of Santo Domingo. Work of the 17th century, summit of the New Spanish Baroque, was described in its time as the Eighth Wonder of the World by Friar Diego de Gorozpe. It is one of the most prominent examples of the New Spanish Baroque and one of the greatest artistic-religious achievements in Mexico. It is a chapel full of symbolisms, where each element represents something related to the Catholicism and Dominican Order beliefs.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Street of Candies, Av. 6 Oriente Intersection Calle 2 Nte, Puebla Mexico

    Located on the southeastern corner of Puebla’s historic center is surrounded by Barrio del Artista

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Teatro Principal de Puebla de los Angeles, 6 Oriente y 6 Norte - Centro Historico, Puebla Mexico

    The Teatro Principal de Puebla (Main Theater of Puebla) was inaugurated in 1761 by Miguel de Santamaría. In 1902, the theater burned down, and was rebuilt in 1940, and again in 1998. The theater hosts cultural events and art shows featuring regional, national and international artists.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Barrio del Artista, Calle 8 Norte 410, Puebla 72000 Mexico

    Barrio del Artista (English: "Artist's Neighborhood") is a neighborhood in the city of Puebla's historic centre. The area has numerous spaces for artists to work and exhibit.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Mercado el Parian, Calle 6 Nte 205, Puebla 72000 Mexico

    El Parián is Puebla’s largest and only traditional handcraft market. It is one of the most-visited tourist attractions of the city.

    Duration: 25 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Zócalo, Av. Don Juan de Palafox y. Mendoza, Centro, 72000 Puebla, Pue., Mexico
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by City Art Tours

Activity ID: V-125512P95

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