Puebla Cathedra, Puebla

4.8
#2 of 18 in Historic Sites in Puebla
Overlooking the main square in the World Heritage-listed Puebla, Puebla Cathedra dominates its surroundings. Although construction of this church began as early as 1575, the structure wasn't completely finished until the late 17th century. Admire the imposing structure, known for its two uneven towers, the tallest in Mexico. Boasting a mix of Renaissance and Baroque styles, the church features fourteen lavishly decorated chapels. Use our Puebla travel route planner to visit Puebla Cathedra on your trip to Puebla, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Create an itinerary including Puebla Cathedra
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Puebla Cathedra Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
1,895 reviews
Google
4.8
TripAdvisor
  • Huge, light and airy. Stunning and some explanations. Sad that they don’t use the three organs any more.  more »
  • Simply breathtaking and beautiful. A must stop for any visitor to the city. Take time to look at the choir section with their huge organ pipes and the majestic central altar. You then must realize...  more »
Google
  • Simply amazing. Love the purple color on the façade and all golden details on the inside. Nice to visit on a Sunday afternoon while all vendors and city life are happening.
  • Possibly the best maintained historical church south of Mexico City. Well worth a visit to see. Or, better yet to attend a Mass!
Places to stay near Puebla Cathedra

Plan your trip to Puebla

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Puebla

See all ›
4.8
Duration:2​h 30​min
4.7
Duration:2​h 30​min
4.6
Duration:2​h 30​min
4.7
Duration:2​h 30​min

Side trips from Puebla

4.5
Duration:1​h 30​min
4.8
Duration:2​h 30​min
4.8
Duration:30​min

Hidden gems in Puebla

4.9
Duration:2​h 30​min
4.9
Duration:3​h 30​min
4.3
Duration:2​h 30​min

Museums in Puebla

See all ›
4.5
Duration:2​h 30​min
4.2
Duration:1​h 30​min
4.8
Duration:1​h 30​min

Shopping in Puebla

4.2
Duration:2​h 30​min
4.0
Duration:2​h 30​min
4.7
Duration:30​min
4.5
Duration:30​min

Nearby attractions in Puebla

4.7
Duration:2​h 30​min
4.2
Duration:1​h 30​min
4.4
Duration:2​h 30​min
4.1
Duration:2​h 30​min