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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.


  • See the world's largest pyramid in the Cholula archaeological site
  • Take in panoramic views of the local volcanoes from the pyramid
  • Marvel at the baroque and colorful art of 2 amazing churches
  • Taste locally produced liquors and eggnog at a pottery studio
  • Enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off


After pickup from your accommodation in Puebla, you’ll head straight to the archaeological site of Cholula, home to the largest pyramid in the world. Climb to the top of the pyramid and wander the large plateau of the pyramid, taking note of the ornate church and views of the surrounding volcanoes. Afterward, 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. Then head to a pottery studio to taste 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. Return back with drop-off at any point in Puebla City.


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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