Panoramic city tour on a doble decker tram: 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. This tour includes a visit to the “Cathedral Treasures Museum” where you be able to admire an exhibition that explains how the Mexicans worship the Virgin, mother of God. 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.
Duration: 5 hours.
Start/opening time: At 9.30am.
End/closing time: At 2.30pm.
Others: Operation Days: Tuesdays through Sundays. On Tuesday Amparo Museum is closed and it is changed by the “Casa de los Muñecos” museum.