Meet Chignahuapan: A Village of Artisans

Chignahuapan , Puebla

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Chignahuapan is located in a valley along the northern region of the state of Puebla. With its semi-cold climate, the beautiful village of coniferous trees, mainly pine, oak, and oyamel, will entice you by the warmth of its inhabitants. 

DELVE INTO THIS MAGICAL VILLAGE
Take a tour of its streets until you reach the downtown. Walk along the Plaza de Armas and find the one-of-a-kind Mudejar-style bandstand, built over a fountain and decorated in multiple colors. 

VISIT THE TEMPLES
Visit the Sanctuary of the Inmaculada Concepción, which houses a monumental sculpture of the Virgin Mary over 40 feet high, and the Parish of Santiago Apostle, of Franciscan architecture dating from the Sixteenth Century.

DISCOVER A BLOWN-GLASS CHRISTMAS BALL FACTORY
Visit one of the more than three hundred workshops and factories that produce the Christmas balls featured along its streets. Be amazed at the work of the figurero craftsmen and decorators that give life to the blown glass. The more than seventy million spheres produced here are sold throughout the country and abroad.

DISCOVER ITS CRAFTS

produces red earthenware, crocks, pans and plant pots, as well as woolen fabrics, blankets, capes and other clothing. Don’t forget to try their delicious homemade sweets and fruit liqueurs.

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