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

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Explore interesting sights in 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 Puebla, Mexico.

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Puebla de Zaragoza, formally Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza, formerly Puebla de los Ángeles during colonial times, or known in English 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 invocation of San José. Its altarpieces and the chapel of Jesus Nazareno are some of the best examples of New Spanish Baroque art. It has canvases by the best New Spanish and nineteenth-century painters 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 Cathedral Basilica of Puebla, as the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception is known according to its Marian advocation, is the episcopal see of the Archdiocese of Puebla (Mexico). It is one of the most important buildings in the historic center declared a World Heritage Site. It has the prerogative of being the first sumptuous temple that under good designs was made in America, consecrated in 1649 was ahead of the Metropolitan of Mexico that 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 Chapel of Art is a cultural space of the University of the Americas Puebla (UDLAP), located in the Historic Center of the city of Puebla, Mexico. It opened to the public in October 2009, in the former building of The Factories of France, granted on loan by the Mary Street Jenkins Foundation. The space includes a contemporary art gallery, an art forum and a mini reading space.

Wikipedia: Capilla del Arte (ES), Website

5. San Marcos

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

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 set 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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Saint Ildefonso Church, a religious building of Catholic worship, is located in the city of Pueblo, especially on 706 Avenue, on the side of the Temple of St. Mark, and was built in the mid-17th century.

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


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