Puebla’s central plaza was originally a marketplace where bullfights, theater and hangings occurred, before assuming its current...
Puebla’s impressive cathedral, which appears on Mexico’s M$500 bill, occupies the entire block south of the zócalo . Its architecture is...
Casa de la Cultura
Occupying the entire block facing the south side of the cathedral, the former bishop’s palace is a classic 17th-century brick-and-tile...
El Patio de las Ranas
If the main Ranas restaurant across the road is too fancy, this small sister diner does the trick for top notch tacos al pastor, a...
Operated by ADO bus lines, this four-hour tour gives an overview of the nearby town of Cholula, including the pyramid (admission is a separate cost). There is also a 1½-hour red double-decker-bus tour of Puebla’s centro histórico . You can start either tour from the west side of the zócalo and buy tickets on board.