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#18 Cuetzalan, the magic of traditional

White walls, white clothing. Conversations in Nahuatl. Streets quarry. Flying against the temple. Pride in ancestral customs. The soul of the Sierra.

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Cuetzalan is the heart of the Sierra Mágica Oriental, a meeting between the peoples of highland and coastal villages, traditionally isolated spot where people have kept their traditions with pride. A Magical and friendly village that welcomes and invites visitors to stroll through its steep cobbled streets.

in the main square, framed by red and white Municipal Palace Cuetzalan del Progreso  and the quarry of the Parish of St. Francis of Assisi.You will see the high flying bat that hang off Sunday, planted in the very door of the parish. This square is the epicenter of the great Sunday market which extends through the square and surrounding streets, who come to sell their products all the inhabitants of towns in the area. 

Men wearing pure white, women wearing the traditional garb of their village. Immerse yourself in the excitement of merchants that offer multilingual fruits, spices, utensils, embroidery or huaraches.

Continue by Villa Alvarado Street, under the big spoilers wood roofs that almost meet, to the Casa de la Cultura (House of Culture), which houses an interesting Ethnographic Museum Calmahuistic, to help you better understand the incredible cultural wealth of the region. Opposite, you will find {zooitem: 1605 text: the Handicraft Market.

Gad now discovering picturesque alleys and squares to the Calzada de Guadalupe. To admire this town of immense traditional flavor, goes to the Shrine of Guadalupe. Seeing his bell you will understand why they call it the Church of Jarritos (little jars).

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Tip:visit the  Cuetzalan /Sierra Magic / Magic Towns section to download all the information you need.

Best photos: Even on market day can watch the spectacle of flying in the front row.

You will be surprised: At the flea market of Cuetzalan locals still practiced barter.

Do not leave without ... trying the delicious tlayoyos, buy coffee and make custom huaraches (sandals) at the market.

Made in Puebla: Buy beautiful embroidery and traditional candles Cuetzalan.

Mark on your calendarHuipil Fair and Coffee Fair, during celebrations of San Francisco de Asís in October. The Day of the Dead.  Yohualinchan Ethnic Festival in August.

 
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Parroquia de San Francisco de Asís

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Santuario de Guadalupe o Iglesia de los Jarritos

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Tianguis dominical de Cuetzalan

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