There are several places in Mexico that represents one of its historic stages but this is one of the few of them where you can see the three main periods of the mexican history in the same place: prehispanic, colony and modern.
The largest base pyramid in the world with one of the most beautiful colonial catholic church at the top surrounded by the modern city of Puebla with their high ranked universities, zoo's and beatiful volcanoes makes this atraction unique.
First, you can visit the prehispanic museum, after that, you can get in the tunnels to explore the hearth of the pyramid for $4usd, if you want a guide, it costs only $15usd for all your family.
After that, you should climb the pyramid by the stairs and reach the church, there you can see 360º panoramiv views of the city and if you are lucky, you will see both volcanoes Popo and Izta. Insight the church, there is a wall with most of the legends of the town printed there in spanish and english.
Finally, once you are down again, there is a park where you can see the show of the Voladores de Papantla, they risk their lives every half hour for your voluntary donation, also you will find a small market with beautiful artcrafts and a lot of mexican food.
If the day was too warm for you, let the small kids play on the dancing fountain and if they caught by the intermitent water sprays, they will be refreshed (don't drink that water).
I encourage you to search more over this place on the internet, you will find amazing facts about this place, one of the most unknow of them is the relative position of this pyramid with the Templo Mayor in Mexico city and the sun orbit during winter solstice, you will be surprised.
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