San Pedro Cholula is a city that belongs to the west side of the state of Puebla. It is home to one of the largest pyramids in the world. Due to its proximity to Puebla, Cholula is famous for its nightlife. The city center and the zocalo have a large variety of restaurants and bars that are popular among the young people.
Cholula is a calm place that before the Spanish conquest was a great religious center. It was visited by the ancient Anáhuac.
Some of the main attractions here are the numerous and beautiful temples including the Our Lady of the Remedies Church, the San Francisco Acatepec Temple, and the Real Chapel, located in the main plaza with its numerous domes, and its seven naves. It was started in 1549 with the “mudéjar” influence by Franciscan missionaries.
Three thousand five hundred years of antiquity and the largest pyramid in the world are some of the characteristics of Cholula. The pyramid measures 404 meters on the side and is open to allow a look inside.
Another important monument in this area is the Santa María Tonantzintla Temple which is the greatest baroque expression in the country. It is comparable only to the Santo Domingo Temple in Oaxaca.