History Attractions in Puebla

Puebla is one of the most important cities in the history of Mexico.
Originally it was planned as the main city for the Spaniards to live in, the indigenous were kept away from the city by a river that ran between Puebla and the nearby towns. This is why there are so many beautiful and elegant buildings, as well as churches.
During the next 200 years after the arrival of the Spaniards, Puebla was the scene of some important events both during the Independence and the Revolution, what made this rich city, even richer.
Walking along the city you'll find many important sights that had help shape what Mexico is today.

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Catedral de Puebla

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Av. 16 de Septiembre unnumbered

This is an impressive treasure of colonial architecture... read more

Capilla del Rosario

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5 de Mayo 409

This outstanding example of Mexican Baroque style is considered Puebla's jewel... read more

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Museo Amparo

2 Sur 708

One of the most important collections of pre-Hispanic, Colonial, Modern and Contemporary art in Mexico... read more

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Biblioteca Palafoxiana

5 Oriente 5

This beautiful baroque library was the first public library in America, and is the only one that has survived to this day... read more

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Fuerte de Loreto

Centro Cívico 5 de Mayo, Calzada de los Fuertes

One of two historic forts that famously defended the city from the French troops on the "Cinco de Mayo" Battle in 1862... read more

Casa Hermanos Serdan

6 Oriente 206

Museum of the Revolution. This is probably the most important building in the Revolution History in Puebla... read more

Museo Bello y González

Calle 3 Poniente 302

This museum houses the collection of Jose Luis Bello y Gonzalez and has uncountable pieces of Talavera, antiques and oriental objects, among many others... read more

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16 de Septiembre at Av. Juan de Palafox y Mendoza

Puebla's main square... read more

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Casa del Alfeñique

4 Oriente 416

An unique piece of baroque architecture in Mexico...
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Casa del Dean

16 de Septiembre 505

The murals in this house are a rare and unique sample of non-religious mural painting in the XVI century in Mexico... read more
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