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Puebla: Private Walking Tour with Candy and Liquor Tasting

1. Puebla: Private Walking Tour with Candy and Liquor Tasting

Along with your guide, see 7 of the most popular sites in the beautiful and dynamic city of Puebla. Meet your guide at the middle of the city’s main square. First, you'll go to the Palafoxiana Library, which houses a great Bishop’s donation of 5,000 books to the city. This wood-paneled library, built in the 18th century, is a truly beautiful place to explore. Then, head to the Puebla Cathedral, an ornate Roman Catholic church in the city’s center. Next, see Zocalo, the city’s main square, and a miniature model of the city. At the Rosary Chapel, admire the splendor of this golden 17th century chapel, often called the “Eighth Wonder of the World”. Built in the Spanish Baroque style, this gilded chapel shines with the light coming in through its gorgeous windows. You won’t want to forget your camera.   Next up, visit the “sweet street”, where you can taste typical candies and liqueurs of the region before heading to the Artist Quarter. Wander through quaint cobblestone roads and admire the market stalls highlighting the talent of the city. Continue on to the traditional market “El Parián”, which is full of traditional handicrafts and one of the most popular attractions of the city. Finally, visit the “alley of the frogs” (Plazuela de los Sapos), a popular antique shopping street that will make you feel like you’ve stepped back in time.

Puebla: 5-Hour Culinary Tour with Tastings

2. Puebla: 5-Hour Culinary Tour with Tastings

Puebla is one of the 3 states in Mexico with the country’s richest gastronomic traditions. Due to its geographical location, Puebla became an obligatory point of rest in Colonial times for travelers making their way from the Gulf of Mexico to Mexico City, as well as those travelling from the Pacific Ocean to the capital. Many convents were established in the Puebla, where the nuns created the dishes that were to become the most famous in Mexico: mole poblano and chiles en nogada. This 5-hour tour will take you to the markets where the ingredients are bought and the restaurants where they are transformed. Visit traditional markets, mole mills and small traditional restaurants where you’ll taste a variety of local specialties, including tamales, tamal tortas, cemitas, chalupas, molotes, pelonas, memelas, quesadillas, and mole and pipian. Finish off with traditional sweets such as camotes and tortitas de Santa Clara. Some traditional recipes will be shared with you so you can try them when you’re back at home. Not everything on this tour is food-related, however. You’ll learn about the history of Puebla, listed by UNESCO as a Human Heritage City. Visit the Cathedral, with the tallest towers of any church on the American continent, and see the zocalo, or main plaza, and the city hall.

Puebla Architecture Walking Tour

3. Puebla Architecture Walking Tour

Enjoy an exciting walking tour through he beautiful city of Puebla and discover why it was once named a Human Heritage City by UNESCO. Begin at the main square and continue on to Puebla's stunning cathedral. Taking over 300 years to complete, the cathedral boasts the highest towers in the continent and is wildly recognized for the immense cultural, sculptural, pictorial heritage inside the temple. Continue the tour with a visit to the ornate Rosario Chapel, glowing in gilded stucco and a stunning example of Mexican Baroque architecture once regarded as the 8th Wonder of the World. Continue your walking tour, exploring the various attractions of Puebla, including its famous "candy street," its bustling artist neighborhoods, the intricate Sapos alley, as well as the Parian handcraft market. Various architectural styles and techniques are represented in the over 5,000 buildings included in the tour catalogue. As you walk around the historic downtown, solve the tour crossword with the information you will be learning during the tour.

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