Zocalo, Puebla

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Roam Puebla's main square, Zocalo, a World Heritage Site. Used as a gathering point as early as the 16th century, the square is renowned for its quaint colonial architecture. A variety of stores and restaurants await you, sprinkled between the ornate Spanish colonial buildings. Admire the basilica dominating the square with two of the tallest church towers in Mexico, and enjoy the shimmering lights the cathedral is decorated with at night. Relax at a cafe or on a bench in the thick shade of trees, people watch, and soak in the scenic square view. Make Zocalo a part of your Puebla vacation plans using our Puebla day trip site .
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  • Is a jewel offerings at Town Hall, in the House of culture and several museums worth!
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  • It is one of the cathedrals most symbolic of Mexico after the arrival of the Spaniards to our country, boasts the largest organ, which was not possible to install it in the CDMX
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  • It is a wonderful plinth, surrounded on 3 sides of precious sites, with shops, restaurants, and City Hall and on the other side abuts the spectacular CATHEDRAL
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Puebla's immaculately preserved historical center contains the majority of accommodations in the city, with visitors understandably wanting to stay as close as possible to the many architectural highlights on display. Head to Avenida Reforma for a great selection of boutique hotels housed in historical buildings, with plenty of budget guesthouses and hostels nestled in the surrounding streets. The neighborhood of Amor, slightly northwest of the center, offers a taste of modern Puebla with a range of business hotels.
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