Cholula Markets

Between markets and corn in the magical town of Cholula

Rutopía editorial team
Rutopía editorial team
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For those who don’t know, the town of Cholula is also known as the city of churches. Legend has it that in this place alone there are more than 365 churches, one for each day of the year. Visiting this site, in the company of an expert, is the possibility of walking on picturesque streets that expand around one of the most famous temples: Our Lady of Remedies, built on the Great Pyramid of Cholula, which also has the base widest pyramid ever built. From there you have an impressive view of the city and, on a clear day, you can even see the majestic volcanoes of the Valley of Mexico.


The Market and the tortillas

But apart from the churches, there is much to see and eat. We recommend for example the famous local market of the town, here visitors can delight in a multitude of stalls where they can try handmade tortillas. Handmade tortilla workshop with Rutopia To get to know this and many other unnoticed wonders of Cholula up close, Rutopía offers a unique tour in which you will not only be able to visit the essence of this magical town, but you will also have the opportunity to learn how to make tortillas with the locals. Our travelers will be able to know all the details of this ancestral elaboration process that goes from how the corn is grown to its transformation. It is a knowledge that has been transmitted from generation to generation, which makes this experience all the more significant, since it is part of the identity of the population. Once the corn has been transformed into a tortilla, the only thing that remains is to enjoy the rich flavor, and taste other delicious snacks made from this great food, accompanied by a refreshing drink. For an estimated time of five hours, diners will be able to understand that behind an omelet there is a space for coexistence between the hands that make it and those who enjoy it in company.

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