Puebla, Puebla

Puebla Map 1Puebla, Puebla

Puebla COA“One of the most important colonial cities, Puebla never ceases to amuse and amaze. It is one of those cities that you love to head for the historic center and then find an iron plaza bench to watch the street life and the cultural nuances of the residents from.
puebla5We enjoy the park-like plaza, cathedral and all the nearby shopping.

Puebla is the capital of Puebla State. It is localized in the central valley surrounding by the highest volcanoes of the country. Puebla is 120 Km from Mexico City.

Puebla, established by the Spanish in 1531 on the main route between the port of Veracruz (the most important port in Mexico) and Mexico City, Puebla was the principal city of colonial Mexico. Puebla’s appearance is the most European of all the colonial cities, because it was planned from the ground up by a Spanish city designer rather than being built within an existing Indian community.

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pueblachurch1pueblaAlthough modern Puebla is highly industrialized, its historic downtown remains a Spanish-colonial treasure filled with elegant 17th and 18th century European architecture and art. When you add a temperate climate year-around, friendly and helpful residents (called poblanos) and delicious regional cuisine.

Explore the surrounding towns cities and volcanoes!

Dorothy Bell

puebla1Photography by Bill Bell

Name: Originally the city was called “Cuetlaxcoapan” meaning “where serpents change their skin.” It was then called Puebla de los Ángeles named so because of a dream the founding bishop had where angles appeared from the land.
Finially it was named Puebla de Zaragoza – Zaragoza being a city in Spain.

Location: Puebla is located in South Eastern Central in the state of Puebla. It is

Weather: Subtropical moderated with a high altitude. Puebla has warm wet summers and warm dry winters.

 

 

January Average Highs 23.0C (73.4F) Lows 4.9C (40.8F)

July Average Highs 25.3C (77.5F Lows 11.6C (52.9F)

puebla2Population: 1.540,000 City, 2,669,000 Metro

Elevation: 2,135 m (7,005 ft)

Founded: April 16, 1531

Medical: Major hospitals, clinics, doctors, dentists, specialists

Money: Major banks and ATMs

History:

Today:

puebla4Getting there:

Drive east on Highway 150 D from Mexico City or the Arco Norte.

Drive west on Highway 150D from Veracruz.

pueblachurchAccommodation

HOTEL

Puebla Hotels

RV PARKS NEARBY

Cholula

La Americas RV & Trailer Park

Tlaxcala

IMSS La Trinidad

 

 


 

 

 

Puebla Map 2

 

 


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