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Puebla was founded by the Spanish and was one of the most important cities in Mexico during Spanish rule. Currently, the city continues to grow economically and has been recognized as a Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the UNESCO due to its history, cultural wealth, architecture, and gastronomy.
Local weather: 26.55 °C
Gastronomy in Puebla is internationally recognized for its Mexican, Spanish, French, and Arabic cuisine influence, resulting in a mestizo cuisine where dishes like Chiles en Nogada, Mole Poblano, Cemita Poblana, and Molotes are full of traditions and flavors of each area of Puebla.

Historically, this city has been the scene of multiple battles, being the Battle of Puebla the most memorable. Each, Cinco de Mayo, the battle is re-enacted by the Mexican military, accompanied by military and civilian parades.

Is estimated that there are approximately 365 catholic churches and that they are among the most stunning churches and chapels in Mexico. The most visited and recommended are The Templo de Santo Domingo, Basilica Catedral de Puebla, Iglesia de los Remedios, and the Templo San Marcos.

You can pay with US dollars, Credit/Debit cards on most restaurants and establishments. If you pay with cash the exchange rate will be lower, it’s better to visit a foreign exchange agency, a bank or an ATM to turn your currency into Mexican pesos.
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*Main tourist attractions points and our suggested places.

Information about Embassies, Consulates or Consular Agencies for U.S. and Canadian citizens.
In case of emergency, lost passport or general assistance to citizens traveling in Mexico please contact the proper embassy or consulate.
U.S. Embassy in Mexico City
Paseo de la Reforma 305 Colonia Cuauhtemoc 06500 Mexico, D.F.
Assistance to U.S. citizen
From Mexico:
Tel: 55-8526-2561
From the United States:
Tel: 1-844-528-6611
Embassy of Canada in Mexico
Schiller 529, Col. Bosque de Chapultepec (Polanco) Del. Miguel Hidalgo 11580 Ciudad de Mexico, D.F. Mexico
Assistance to Canadian citizen
From Mexico:
Tel: 55-5724-7900
From Canada:
Tel: 011-52-55-5724-7900
Safety tips
Puebla is a very safe city for tourists, we suggest to take the same basic precautions you would take when traveling.
Arriving by air
The Hermanos Serdán International Airport, commonly known as Puebla International Airport has different national destinations and an international route. Upon arrival, you can take a taxi service, its prices range from $10 to $30 USD depending on the distance.
Common flights to Puebla. (Approx.)
Houston - 2:27 hrs.
Monterrey - 1:35 hrs.
Tijuana - 3:25 hrs.
Guadalajara - 1:25 hrs.
Cancun - 2:25 hrs.
How to move around the city
Public and private transportation is very affordable and it will take you to most places. Due to the size of the city, traffic can be a little bit crowded so we recommend taking a taxi or an uber.
Where to stay?
Puebla has many hotels and motels with prices ranging from $80 - $120 USD per night.
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Puebla attractions
Africam Safari
Mercado el Parian
Estrella de Puebla
Museo Amparo
Catedral de Puebla
Places you can drive from Puebla (Approx.)
Cholula - 8.5 miles
Atlixco - 19 miles
Chignahuapan - 74 miles
Zacatlán - 82 miles
Taxco - 129 miles
To visit these places, you can book a tour or rent a car. Remember to check with your American car insurance or your rental car company if you are covered.
General information
If you are looking for more information about destinations, events, concerts or the many activities in the city
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Events for medical tourism in Puebla
Feria de Puebla
Date: Between April and May
Venue: Centro Expositor y de Convenciones
Events for medical tourism in Puebla
Festival del Chile en Nogada
Food festival
Date: August
Venue: Calpan, Pue.
Events for medical tourism in Puebla
Day of the Dead
Date: October 29 – November 2
Venue: Chignahuapan, Pue.
Events for medical tourism in Puebla
Festival Catrina
Music festival
Date: December
Venue: Cholula, Pue.
For more information about the events, please check their official website or social media.
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