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Directions Calle 2 # 708
Description Modern museum with latest technological audiovisual equipment housing artifacts of Pre-Columbian, Colonial and modern eras.
Cathedral of Immaculate Conception
Description Mexico's second largest Cathedral built between 1575 and 1649 - a classic example of the Barroque style of architecture, famous for its bas relief figures of some of Spain's most celebrated kings, its dome of tile and two domed steeples.
Convento de Santa Monica
Directions Avenida 18 Pte # 103
Description A clandestine convent for close to eighty years between 1857 and 1935 now housing an important collection of Religious Art. Guided tours available and recommended.
Jose Luis Bello Art Museum
Directions Near Fort Loreto
Description Houses a fine collection of Oriental silks and other furnishings brought back to Puebla through trade expeditions during Colonial times.
Directions South of the Cathedral
Description Housed in the Archdiocese Palace, this library founded in 1646 by Don Juan Palafox, contains a magnificent collection of antique books.
Directions Casa del Alfeñique
Description XVIIth Century mansion's first floor serves as a regional archeological and historical museum. The second floor contains is furnished in a typical Colonial style.
Directions Casa Aquiles Serdán
Description Many opinions have the Mexican Revolution of 1910 starting when the Serdán family was found murdered in this house. Now contains many artifacts of that period.
Rosary Chapel in Santo Domingo
Directions Templo de Santo Domingo
Description Construction of the church started in 1611. The Rosary Chapel, completed in 1690, is one of the finest examples of Mexican Barroque style. The chapel is entirely covered in gold leaf, tiles and fine woodworks.
Santa Rosa Convent & Museum
Directions Domicilio Conocido
Description Its authentic conventual kitchen is purportedly the birthplace of mole poblano - the traditional chicken dish with a complex chocolate based sauce. It now houses the Museum of Popular Arts.
Zocalo - Plaza de Armas
Directions Main Square
Description Nucleus of the city of Puebla surrounded by Colonial buildings and Portales. Pleasant locale with flowers, ample trees and fountains.
Directions About fifty miles west of Puebla.
Description Amecameca serves as the gateway to the pass between Ixtaccihuatl and Popocatepetl - the impressive snow-capped volcanoes that form part of the mountain rim that circles the Valley of Mexico.
Directions About ten kilometers west of Puebla
Description Covering over fortysix acres, the Pyramid of Cholula is the largest one in the world. Its tiered construction evokes a higher form of spiritual energy.
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Based on information contained in the Mexico Travel Database on October 31, 2011
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