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The city of Puebla is about to take over your feed

Nena Farrell  – December 7, 2018 | Updated December 24, 2018

Heading to Mexico City? You’ll want to add the neighboring city of Puebla to your must-visit list.

Just two hours away from Mexico City, Puebla is known for its outstanding architecture and cuisine. The fourth-largest city in Mexico and capital of the eponymous Mexican state, its downtown is home to thousands of of historic sites. The city’s spiked in searches on Airbnb, scoring it a spot on their Destinations to Visit in 2019 list.

Pubela is renowned for its historic churches and cathedrals—locals say there are 365, one for every day of the year. Don’t miss the famed colonial Puebla Cathedral, or the 16th-century Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de los Remedios that looks over the city.

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Puebla is often seen as a day trip from Mexico City, but you’ll want to stay a while to take a photo tour of downtown, dig into a cooking class with a local, and even sit ringside at a live lucha libre event. Bonus: A stay at one of these cozy vacation rentals.

Where to Stay in Puebla

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Casa de los Parajos

Snuggle up in this apartment housed in a 17th-century building, located in the heart of the city.

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Martinlandia (Kali) Corazón de Cholula

Stay three blocks from the pyramid of Cholula, just outside of Puebla.

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Casa de los Venados

This cozy apartment is walking distance from tourist spots like the Zócalo and the Chapel of the Rosary.

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