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From Puebla: Cholula Pyramid and Churches Half-Day Tour

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Explore the archaeological site of Cholula, with its sprawling pyramid and ornate church. Encounter Mexican and indigenous history that dates back to the 3rd century BCE.

Highlights

  • Explore the tunnels below the pyramid of Cholula
  • Marvel at the baroque art of 2 amazing churches
  • Take in panoramic views of the volcanoes from the pyramid

Description

After pickup from your accommodation in Puebla, you’ll head straight to the archaeological site of Cholula, home to the largest pyramid in existence. Explore the underground tunnels, elaborate altars, and climb to the top of the pyramid. Wander the large plateau on the the top of the pyramid, taking note of the ornate church and views of the surrounding volcanoes. Afterwards, head to the Church of Santa Maria Tonantzintla in the town of Cholula, a chapel famous for its elaborate interior decorations and significance to local religious tradition. Afterwards, you’ll head to a pottery studio for a tasting of artisanal spirits, including eggnog and other locally-crafted liquors.  You’ll end your day by heading to the brilliantly colorful Church of San Francisco Acatepec to explore the exquisite details of the mosaics, inside and out. Afterwards, you’ll head back for drop-off in any point in Puebla City.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off Guide Entrance to the archaeological zone of Cholula Tasting of eggnog and liquors Entrance to churches (unless closed for ceremonies)

Important Information

  • • The archaeological zone of Cholula involves enclosed spaces and multiple steps • Sometimes the churches are closed or in the act of the eucharist and cannot be entered

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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