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Puebla and Cholula (1 day experience private tour)

The splendor of its elegant colonial buildings, its streets and its flavors that honor its nickname "Of the angels". A city with beautiful talavera-covered facades is an authentic and unique place.

Puebla is a charm; it is the perfect mix between history, tradition, culture, natural beauty and modernity, with touches of art and buildings full of colors.

Puebla, city cultural heritage of humanity where architecture, history and tradition are mixed in one place, we will begin discovering this city of the sixteenth century to later have a panoramic view of the forts of May 5. The city keeps secrets underground, in this tour you can also visit the tunnel of Xanenetla which keeps history in each of its walls

per adult from

$108

AUD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Driver/guide
    • A present
    • Hotel pickup
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Postal of Puebla city
    • Private tour
    • Tour guide
    • Private transportation
    • Snacks
    • Entry/Admission - Biblioteca Palafoxiana
    • Entry/Admission - Great Pyramid of Cholula
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Biblioteca Palafoxiana, Puebla Mexico

    On September 5, 1646, Bishop Palafox y Mendoza donated his personal library, composed of five thousand volumes, the seminarians of the Tridentine colleges, ordering that it could be consulted by anyone who would read or study, so it is important first public library of the American continent.

    Since then, see in the College of San Juan, in the heart of the city of Puebla.

    Named in 1981, Historical Monument of Mexico for its beautiful emblem of the baroque Novohispano; and in 2005, included by UNESCO as part of the Memory of the World program for its old collection of books; The Palafoxiana Library is nowadays a museum of books and continues its work as a universal library. In addition, it has a living room.

    Duration: 20 minutes

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

    It is dedicated to Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception and is the seat of the Archdiocese of Puebla. Its construction dates back to 1539 but it was not until 1690 that it acquired the shape and size it has today. It is of Herrerian style, with Renaissance facades and Baroque interiors. Today, it is considered one of the most beautiful in the world for the many treasures of its interior.

    Its two towers, flanking the Puerta del Perdón, are among the highest in the country. Inside, there is the Altar of the Kings, the sumptuous Baldaquino or Cypress, the altar of forgiveness and the choir of magnificent stalls, the three organs, the paintings of Miguel Cabrera in the Via Crucis, the Chapel of the Holy Spirit and the Sacristy, where they guard authentic treasures of religious art.

    Currently on the main facade are projected on weekends, the videomapping "Mosaicos Poblanos", which consists of a show that shows different stages of the history of the State, gastronomy, talavera, textiles and popular festivals.

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    The sumptuous decoration based on onyx, gilded plasterwork, paintings and tiles covered with 22 carat gold plates, make the chapel a unique building of its kind, which has been considered the eighth wonder of the new world and named as "reliquary" of America "by Pope John Paul II in 1979.

    The sides of the nave contain 6 canvases by José Rodríguez Carnero, with the scenes of the joyful mysteries of the Rosary.

    It was the first Chapel dedicated to the Virgin of the Rosary that was built in Mexico, as a sign of the great devotion to the rosary of the Dominicans also professed to teach the faithful to pray, promoting visual art to educate the people.

    Duration: 20 minutes

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

    Also called Calle de Santa Clara, because there is the old convent of Clarisas nuns, who since the 18th century elaborate delicious eggnog, sweets and cookies, in different forms and presentations that combine recipes and ingredients.

    Among the most representative sweets of the state are the sweet potato, the pancakes of Santa Clara and the muégano.

    Currently, along this street there are numerous shops that offer the popular sweets and make known the Puebla tradition of craft work, domestic creativity and conventual imagination.

    Duration: 20 minutes

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

    It is an attractive corner with a baroque fountain adorned with sculptures, where you can take a pleasant walk to know the workshops of painters and artists who work in public view.

    This bohemian neighborhood of Puebla is perfect for a pleasant walk or sitting in a cafe to look at the colorful atmosphere of the street.

    During your walk you will find the bronze monuments of José Márquez Figueroa and the authors of the song "Qué chula es Puebla", Rafael Hernández and Bernardo San Cristóbal.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Fuertes de Loreto, Av Ejercito de Ote S/N Corner with Calzada de los Fuertes street, Puebla 72290 Mexico

    Visit the 5 de Mayo Civic Center, a place to admire breathtaking views of the city, visit the Museum of No Intervention in the Fort of Loreto, Museum of Anthropology, Fort of Guadalupe, Planetarium, Natural History Museum and Exhibition Center where They carry out the most important events of the city of Puebla as the annual May 5th Fair.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Great Pyramid of Cholula, Av. Morelos esq. 8 Norte, San Pedro Cholula 72760 Mexico

    It is one of the most important archaeological sites in the country, the main pyramid has the largest base in the world with 400 meters per side, beating that of the Sun Pyramid at Teotihuacan and the Cheops in Egypt.

    Its name is Tlachihualtepetl, meaning handmade hill and on it is the Shrine of Our Lady of the Remedies, which was built by the Spaniards in 1594.

    Its dome is covered with talavera and inside you can see a neoclassical altar and the Virgin, whose devotion spread the belief that she appeared to the Spaniards on the sad night.

    Archaeologists excavated in the building about 8 km of tunnels that allow observation of the different phases and can be visited today.

    Among the riches of this site there are 2 pre-Hispanic murals, the mural of the drinkers and the mural of the grasshoppers.

    The Great Pyramid is dedicated to the god Chiconquiahuitl (of rain) who was venerated by the Olmeca-Xicalanca culture until 1300 AC


    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    *All the hotels in Puebla city are include (if your hotel don't appear in the list please writte the address)
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • No recomendable para personas con síntomas de fiebre, dolor de cabeza y tos. El tour se apegará a las medidas y protocolos sanitarios de cada sitio a visitar.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • EMPRESA CERTIFICADA EN PUNTO LIMPIO POR SECTUR MÉXICO. En caso que se detecté síntomas de COVID-19 en el turista se negará el servicio y se retendrá un 25% por gastos operativos. Se firma carta de deslinde de responsabilidades al inicio del tour y una carta de satisfacción al final del tour.
  • 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

15

Organised by Unlimited Experiences

Activity ID: V-85157P31

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