Legend has it that once the building of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Cathedral came to a close, right on the heart of the city of Puebla, the question of how to raise an 18,000 pound bell to the top of its towers (the highest ones in Latin America) came about. This question caused sleepless nights for the engineers and construction workers. It looked like an impossible task.
However, one morning, the city of Puebla awoke to the news that the bell was already atop of the tower, pealing with joy. “But who took it up there and how?” everyone was asking. And since it looked like a miracle, no one doubted that angels probably had come down to raise the bell to what is its resting spot since then.
This legend is the reason this beautiful city is known as Puebla de los Angeles. However, there are many other reasons to assure that its streets, views and specially, its flavors, are full of a heavenly sense.
Nestled in the middle of Mexico, under the imposing view of the Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuatl volcanoes, Puebla opens its doors and boasts.
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