Huamantla is one of the perfect Magical Towns to visit on the way in and out of the CDMX, you will love its gastronomic proposal!
The wonderful thing about living in the CDMX is that there are plenty of tourist options in the surrounding area, from National Parks where you can enjoy a day of outdoor activities, to Magical Towns that are quite charming and perfect to visit on the way in and out. One of them is Huamantla, located in the state of Tlaxcala and an essential stop for travelers who want to enjoy national history, colonial architecture and Mexican snacks.
Huamantla is a charming Magical Town that never ceases to captivate national and foreign visitors, thanks to its incredible history, its beautiful colonial architecture and its daily atmosphere. It is located in the state of Tlaxcala, which in turn is a very close option to Mexico City and perfect to enjoy during a weekend.
This beautiful Magical Town is characterized by its cobblestone streets, its squares shaded by centennial trees and its colorful houses adorning every corner. An unmissable stop is its Historic Center, which will undoubtedly be a true delight for lovers of Mexico’s ancient architecture, as it abounds in ecclesiastical temples of surprising magnificence -one of the most important is the famous Temple of San Luis Obispo-, as well as emblematic constructions and points of tourist interest such as the National Puppet Museum and the Municipal Palace.
Huamantla is also known for its incredible gastronomic character, consolidating itself as one of the favorite Magical Towns to learn more about authentic Mexican flavors. Some of its most popular antojitos are its delicious mole, stuffed corn goridas, chileatole and tlacoyos; it is worth designating a day to visit its surrounding pulque haciendas -such as Soltepec, Tenexac and Casa Malinche-, where you can learn more about the elaboration process of this traditional alcoholic beverage.
For tourists looking for stunning natural scenery, then La Malinche National Park is a must-see stop, located just a few kilometers from the Magical Town and perfect for hiking or camping. It will also allow you to be surrounded by an amazing natural environment, abundant in pine and oak forests that will provide a peaceful feeling to those who visit it.