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#17 Zacatlan, time standing in the fog

The most iconic watches. The mist emerges from the canyon. Cantera and blacksmithing. Apple cider, fruit liqueurs and cheese breads.

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Zacatlán has a charm like few others in the Sierra. A magical town that comes and goes every night between the dense fog rising from the canyon and gives a unique character. He stroll through its streets will surprise you. Carefully painted facades, with its iron balconies and large flaps to protect the stroller rain. Tradition apple, small businesses and large temples, and the expected clock ticking.

The walk starts at the main square in quarry portals civic plaza. In the center of the square, one of the icons of the place: the unique in the world Flower Clock. Front of City Hall the extraordinary Ex- Franciscan convent stands Zacatlán. To access, go to court, the end of the plaza. The temple still retains the original two waters ceiling and wall paintings. It is a gem. 

Cross the square and head to the other architectural jewel Zacatlán: Parish of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, of tequitqui Baroque style, with indigenous influences. Look at the sculptures of Saint Peter and Saint Paul flanking the cover: San Pablo takes even indigenous clothes.

As you walk, retrieves the forces with delicious ciders and liquors , and the famous breads Zacatlán. Take the way now to the Centennial watch factory where you can visit the Museum of clocks and automata Alberto Olvera Hernandez, with an excellent collection of watches. At 9 pm on Saturday, the facade is illuminated for the representation of automata.

To finish your visit to this small town, go to delicious Paseo de la Barranca The Goldfinches, to contemplate the natural spectacle of the canyon carved by the San Pedro River.

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

Best photos: From the viewpoints of the ca The Goldfinches, toma fotake panoramic photos of Zacatlán in their natural environment.the

You will be surprised: EThe ingenious parking system, with payment via SMS. The former convent of the Assumption is very similar to the former convent of Tecali, in ruins.

Made in Puebla: Test ciders, liquors, fruit and cheese breads, specialty Zacatlán

Your children will enjoy... the show PLCs Olvera and Centennial Watches, Saturday at 9 pm.

Mark on your calendarCuauhxóchitl Indigenous Festival in October and {zooitem: 1732 text:Feria de la Manzana (Apple Fair) } In August.

 
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Tecali de Herrera

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Parque Ecoturístico Tulimán

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Parroquia de San Pedro y San Pablo

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Paseo de la Barranca

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Antro Rincón Taurino Zacatlán

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Tonantzin Spa y Hostal

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Zacatlán

Bodegas Delicia

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Casa Martínez (Bodegas Gilmar, S.A. de C.V.)

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