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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.

Cholula: Nighttime Walking Tour w/ Live Band & Drink Tasting

3. Cholula: Nighttime Walking Tour w/ Live Band & Drink Tasting

What will you like about «Callejoneadas Cholultecas»? Walk the streets of the Magical Town of Cholula dancing to the sound of the Traditional Band. You will have fun with legends and history of Cholula told by the characterized guide as "Fray García de Cisneros. During the tour, taste Mezcal Poblano, the traditional "La Lunita" sangria and gastronomy. Cleanse your spirit with the Pre-Hispanic Ceremony at the Great Cholula Pyramid, the one with the largest basement in the world. "Callejoneadas Cholultecas" start every Saturday at 7:00 p.m. in front of the San Gabriel Convent. We will pass through the colorful streets of the Magical Town: Casa del Caballero Aguila, Los Portales, El Zócalo, La Antigua Alhóndiga, and the Pyramid. Enjoy the night lighting of the churches and take great pictures and discover if the legend of the 365 churches is true.

Puebla Architecture Walking Tour

4. 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.

Puebla: Culture and Traditions Walking Tour with Tastings

5. Puebla: Culture and Traditions Walking Tour with Tastings

1. The meeting point will be at the San Miguel fountain, which is in the middle of the zócalo. The host will be waiting for you. 2. The experience will begin with the first point to visit, which will be the Palafoxiana Library. The first public library in Latin America. 3. Known as the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception. 4. Visit of the Zócalo and explanation of the model of Puebla. 5. We walk through the traditional 5 de Mayo street until we reach the Capilla del Rosario considered the "Eighth Wonder of the New World". 6. Walk along the Calle de los Dulces and a tasting of typical sweets and liquors. 7. It is an artistic space located in what is known as Plazuela del Torno or del Factor, the artists work and exhibit their work in full view of tourists and citizens who visit this corridor. 8. We will visit the Craft Market where you can find more sweets, talavera, Puebla souvenirs and other beautiful crafts. 9. It is said that in colonial times, the waters of the San Francisco River frequently overflowed, flooding the alley of 6 South. The people made use of the flooding of the river and installed some mills there. However, the stagnant water and the activities that were carried out in it attracted many toads, a fact that gave rise to the current name of the causeway. 10. The host will say goodbye to you, and we will be pleased that you enjoyed this city tour.

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