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Delightful and historic

If you're in the area, make sure to spend an afternoon wandering the beautiful plazas and colourful... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
MEB108
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Mumbai, India
Many old building, beautiful to a gringo who sees few in the USA

I marvel at the beauty of old building such as those in this Mexican city. I see few to no old... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Frank H
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

If you're in the area, make sure to spend an afternoon wandering the beautiful plazas and colourful streets of Tlaxcala's historical centre. Tlaxcala is a small, tranquil and clean town, no traffic, no hustle bustle. People are friendly and helpful. There is a weekend market...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

I marvel at the beauty of old building such as those in this Mexican city. I see few to no old buildings in my hometown of Charlotte thus I loved this opportunity to view the old structures and found many restaurants with lots of charm....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Frank H
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Shaded zocalo and separate park, restaurants, flowers, and steeped in history . Up a path to the Cathedral great views and also a bullring! Museums, churches (the man paroquia one closed due to Sept 17 earthquake). Archaeological zones and Basilica de Ocotlan nearby - really...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Veronica014
Reviewed 22 January 2018

There are restaurants everywhere but the true cuisine can only be found from the street and park vendors. Fresh tamales...mmmmm. Quesadillas with extreme flavors. Tlaxacala retains more of the Spanish cooking than any other state in Mexico. The place is clean, safe, family orientated, and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Dennis A
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Nice place for a walk, the trees are beautiful. Lots of restaurants near by. Very secure and clean place.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Patti V
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Very nice place for walk, enjot architecture, people are very kind, SAFE place. Food in downtown is regular, nothing special to comment, go to the Tourism office and take some printed info. Take the Bus City Tour.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank jdelmoral_mx
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The Legislative Palace of Tlaxcala is located in the Historic Center at the end of Juarez Park. It was once the trolley bus station where Mules pulled trolleys on tracks for a distance of six or seven miles. The building has a stain glass ceiling...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank dixiefried12
Reviewed 1 May 2016

The Centro Historico of Tlaxcala is one of the most compact in the country; a pleasant walk through a historic centre of great significance. Even if you're not "into" Mexican history, the importance of the city and state as a staging point for Cortez etc.,...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Jim B
Reviewed 2 April 2016

There was a lot more traffic since my last visit and there were ongoing roadworks on several streets that made it worse. This is one of the less visited colonial capitals by foreigners and it is certainly worth a day or two, especially considering its...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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