Catedral Basilica de Puebla, Puebla

4.8
#2 of 18 in Historic Sites in Puebla
Overlooking the main square in the World Heritage-listed Puebla, Catedral Basilica de Puebla dominates its surroundings. Although construction of this church began as early as 1575, the structure wasn't completely finished until the late 17th century. Admire the imposing structure, known for its two uneven towers, the tallest in Mexico. Boasting a mix of Renaissance and Baroque styles, the church features fourteen lavishly decorated chapels. Use our Puebla travel route planner to visit Catedral Basilica de Puebla on your trip to Puebla, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • It is a place full of history and jewels of colonial art but also the religious fervor of its people makes a mystical experience
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  • Catedral de Puebla is an iconic cathedral that takes up an entire block on the south side of zócalo. With its grand size (the towers are the tallest of all Mexican churches) and lots of buildings and ...  more »
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  • Simply amazing. Love the purple color on the façade and all golden details on the inside. Nice to visit on a Sunday afternoon while all vendors and city life are happening.
  • Possibly the best maintained historical church south of Mexico City. Well worth a visit to see. Or, better yet to attend a Mass!
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