Cacaxtla &Xochitecatl &Puebla

One-day sightseeing tour in Mexico City from Cancun


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Cacaxtla and Xochitecatl – the political, military and economic capital of the pre-Hispanic world of the Puebla-Tlaxcala valley after the fall of Teotihuacan and Cholula.

Archaeological research conducted in the eastern part of this ancient city since its discovery in the 1970s revealed one of the most important centers that developed in the Epiclassical period (650-900 N.E.) in Mesoamerica.
Cacaxtla managed to establish trade relations up to the Gulf Coast and the Caribbean of Mexico.
Here are the Great Temple, the Temple of Venus, the Red Temple, many original frescoes. The city was erected on the top of the hill of Xocitecatl with the adaptation of architecture and landscape. The most important monuments here are located on elevations, these are the Pyramid of Flowers, the Pyramid of the Serpent, etc. This magnificent city has been developing since the formation period (600-100 BC).
The archaeological zone of Cacastla is located in the city of San Miguel del Milagro at a distance of 110 km from the capital of Mexico, about two hours of the road.
Puebla is the Mexican metropolis, the fourth most populous country after Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey. The city is also known as “Puebla de los Angeles” (legend says that it was painted by the angels themselves), so it is also called Angelopolis. It is located in the central highlands of Mexico in the central-western part of the state, in a geographical area known as the Puebla Valley.
Founded in 1531 and built according to the plan of Bishop Julian Garces, Puebla is located between Mexico City and the port of Veracruz. The city has preserved the most important architectural monuments, its historical center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Puebla was the site of a number of historical events, such as the battle of May 5, in which the Mexican army defeated the French, etc.
The city is the center of Catholicism for the whole country, there are 288 churches, not counting Protestants or representatives of other religions.

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