Tlaxcala and Cacaxtla

The capital of the state bearing the same name, Tlaxcala is a unique city.
Allies of the Spanish during the conquest, this area was given special privileges following the conquest, and today remains an untouched, charming colonial town.  We will visit the impressive murals of Desiderio Hernandez in the Municipal Palace, the town’s Cultural Center, the Catedral (built in 1524!), and the awesome (literally and figuratively) Basilica of Ocotlan – one of the most impressive baroque churches and important international Catholic pilgrimage sites in Mexico today, before heading over to Cacaxtla to see the impressive prehispanic ruins and murals discovered in 1975.  This makes for a very eclectic, special day out of the city, since we will have the opportunity to see a wide variety of sites.

All day tour. Transportation can be arranged if needed.