7 Sights in Municipio de Puebla, Mexico (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Municipio de Puebla, Mexico. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Municipio de Puebla, Mexico.

Sightseeing Tours in Municipio de Puebla

1. Puebla

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Puebla de Zaragoza, formally Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza, formerly Puebla de los Ángeles during colonial times, or known simply as Puebla, is the seat of Puebla Municipality. It is the capital and largest city of the state of Puebla, and the fourth largest city in Mexico, after Mexico City, Monterrey, and Guadalajara. A viceregal era planned city, it is located in the southern part of Central Mexico on the main route between Mexico City and Mexico's main Atlantic port, Veracruz—about 100 km (62 mi) east southeast of Mexico City and about 220 km (140 mi) west of Veracruz.

Wikipedia: Puebla (city) (EN)

2. San José

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The Parish of San José is a religious temple of Catholic worship that belongs to the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the Archdiocese of Puebla de los Ángeles, under the patronage of San José. Its altarpieces and the chapel of Jesus of Nazareth are some of the best examples of New Spanish Baroque art. It has canvases by the best painters of New Spain and the nineteenth century, such as Antonio de Santander, Diego Berruecos, Marimón, Pascual Pérez, Miguel Jerónimo Zendejas, Agustín Arrieta and Cayetano Padilla, as well as numerous sculptures attributed to the workshop of the Cora family. It is located in the populous neighborhood of San José, north of the historic center of the city of Puebla.

Wikipedia: Parroquia de San José (Puebla) (ES)

3. Catedral Basílica de Puebla

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The Basilica Cathedral of Puebla, as is known to the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception according to its Marian advocation, is the episcopal seat of the archdiocese of Puebla, Mexico. It is one of the most important buildings of the historic centre declared heritage of humanity. It has the prerogative of being the first sumptuous temple that under good designs was made in America, consecrated in 1649, advanced to the Metropolitan of Mexico which was dedicated in 1653. It was founded by Philip II of Spain.

Wikipedia: Catedral de Puebla (ES)

4. Capilla del Arte

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The art chapel is a cultural space of the University of the Americas Puebla (UDLAP), located in the Historic Center of the City of Puebla, Mexico. It was opened to the public in October 2009, in the old building of the factories of France, awarded in Comodato by the Mary Street Jenkins Foundation. The space includes a contemporary art gallery, an artistic forum and a mini reading space.

Wikipedia: Capilla del Arte (ES), Website

5. San Marcos

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The San Marcos temple is a building for the Catholic cult located in the city of Puebla; on Avenida de la Reforma 730, corner with 9 north. The construction of the temple dates from 1769. The temple is characterized by its baroque facade, decorated by red brick and ceramics of Talavera.

Wikipedia: Templo de San Marcos (Puebla) (ES)

6. Santa Catalina

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The Temple and former convent of Santa Catalina de Siena is a group of religious buildings in the city of Puebla built during the viceroyalty. Although the temple has a single nave, it has a Baroque bell tower that is characteristic of colonial Puebla architecture.

Wikipedia: Templo y exconvento de Santa Catalina (Puebla) (ES)

7. San Ildefonso

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The San Ildefonso Chapel is a religious building of the Catholic cult located in the city of Puebla, specifically on Avenue Reforma 706, on the side of the Temple of St. Mark and was built in the middle of the 17th century.

Wikipedia: Capilla de San Ildefonso (Puebla) (ES)


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