Discover Puebla

Puebla was created to be the first perfect city

Founded by the Spanish in 1531, Puebla, Mexico was created to be the first “perfect” colonial city in the Americas. Today with its rich tradition, Poblano cuisine, arts and crafts it is quite simply, perfect.

Puebla is the ideal starting point for a journey into Mexico: a rich colonial heritage, art, shopping and entertainment just steps away.

Puebla City

Puebla is the place that for centuries has been that point on the map where the roads intersect. It is the meeting place between seas, goods, time and worlds. Its geographic location allows visitors to encounter a City surrounded by four Volcanoes that provide beautiful sceneries. With Cartesiano, you will find the elegant poblano hospitality and a world-class service. We are looking forward to being your host.

Prime Location

With quick and easy access Cartesiano presents a magnificent historic allure to the city center. During weekends the markets enliven the center that have brought a reach tradition and beautiful legacy that has endured over the years. From Cartesiano, walk or travel by car as the highlights of the city lie as near as shown below:

  • / Cathedral of Puebla and Zocalo – 500 meters.
  • / Amparo Museum – 500 meters.
  • / Convention Center – 500 meters.
  • / “El Parián” Souvenir Market – 300 meters.
  • / Palafoxiana Library – 500 meters.
  • / Chapel of the Rosary – 750 meters.
  • / Puebla Exhibitor Center – 2.4 km.
  • / International Baroque Museum – 9 km.
  • / Puebla International Airport – 22 km.

Surroundings

Cartesiano with its beautiful vistas, offers its Guests the context of the perfect place, starting with the predominance of the domes that contrast with the Popocatepetl and Iztaccíhuatl Volcanoes creating a perfect panoramic photograph.

Puebla impresses with its Churches and Temples; Cholula with the largest surface Pyramid in the World or Atlixco with its unbeatable weather are some of the countless sites that we highly recommend visiting during your stay; for which Cartesiano offers you a menu of experiences that fit your preferences in a whole new way!

Culture

Puebla is considered a cultural hub due to its pre-Hispanic and viceregal backgrounds. The Palafoxiana Library is a clear example of the mix of art, history, and culture, having an ancient literary heritage recognized by UNESCO. Baroque facades and temples of Churrigueresco style, play with celestial harmony typical of the place where its fusion serves as the protagonist of that solid millenary influence.

Activities

Walking through its numerous streets, visiting its museums and enjoying its cuisine is an essential part of a Day in Puebla. The International Baroque Museum, Masterpiece by the renowned Japanese Architect Toyo Ito is a key point on the map that we strongly suggest visiting.

Among other touristic highlights we recommend: The Talavera factories, markets, the cable car, the Bubas Bridge, the Tunnels and The Africam Safari Zoo to enjoy with the family.