Cuetzalan, a charming small town sitting in the Puebla mountains


Cuetzalan is a mountain town in Mexico’s south-central state of Puebla. It’s known for its Sunday tianguis, weekly street markets, with stalls selling indigenous handicrafts and produce.

In the main square, the Parroquia de San Francisco de Asís has a Renaissance-style bell tower.

Santuario de Guadalupe, also known as the Church of the Jarritos, has a distinct spire, decorated with small terracotta jugs (jarritos).

Cobblestone streets and rustic, red-tile-roofed buildings are part of the charm of this small town that sits in the mountains outside of Puebla (roughly 4 hours from Mexico City).

Surrounded by lush forest, replete with waterfalls and caves and a nearby archeological site, Cuetzalan is a great place for those who like outdoor adventure.

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