2x1: City Tour, Amparo Museum, Palafoxiana Library and Cathedral Treasuries

Panoramic tour on board of a double-decker  tram passing by the Zocalo, Cathedral, Los Sapos Alley, Analco neighborhood, Convention Center, Candy Street and Revolution museum.  At the end Walking tour in Puebla visiting the Cathedral, baroque and colonial jewelry. The sheer size of the cathedral reflects its importance to the city of Puebla, and the role that religion played in a society that lived for centuries within a strict colonial structure. The spacious interior contains five naves: highlights include the singular Main “Altar of the Kings” (altar de los Reyes) and Tolsá’s imposing tabernacle.  Walk through the Main Square of the City: the Zocalo.  Visit to the fabulous “Rosario Chapel” covered with 22-karat gold laminate covered stucco. Ever since it´s foundation has been classified as one of the new wonders of the world. Then, we are going to walking throw the Artist Neighbor and candies street. Visit to the Palafoxiana Library, founded in 1646 by Don Juan de Palafox y Mendoza and built in 1773 by Don Francisco de Fabian y Fuero. It keeps on its bookshelf elaborated in fine wood, as cedar, wild sunflower and ayacahuite, more than 42 500 volumes of works of universal significance like Nuremberg Chronicle, De Humans Corpora fabric or the Gothic mass. Among its culture wealth, there are 5345 manuscripts and printed documents among which are proclamations, edicts and engravings. Visit to the Amparo Museum is one of the most important museums in central Mexico. The two buildings, formerly a mansion and a hospital, were adapted with elements of contemporary architecture to exhibit the magnificent collection of modern art and ancestral artefacts – it is home to the most important private collection of pre-Hispanic art in the country. Fourteen different rooms are dedicated to pre-Colombian, vice regal, 19th-century, modern and contemporary artworks,

Recommendations: Bring comfortable shoes, sun block and a cap. Children under 2 are complimentary.

Meeting point: ZOCALO (Departing from our booth located inside the Municipal Tourism Office in Puebla: Portal Hidalgo 14, on Juan de Palafox y Mendoza Avenue.)

Includes: Tour in English, guide, a panoramic city tour on a double-decker tram, travel insurance and admissions mentioned.

Exclusions: Tips, drinks or meals.

Operation: 3,4,5,6,7             

Duration: 5 hrs. 

Minimum 2 pasenger.            

Schedule: 09:30 hrs