Where to go at Tula
The Tourist Guide of Tula
This Magical Town is the oldest city in Tamaulipas and the place of origin of the "Cuera Tamaulipeca", the traditional jacket typical of the region; It was also one of the most important from the mid-18th century to the mid-19th century. Walking through its streets you will find more than 400 buildings considered as historical, inheriting the splendor that it had during the Colonial era and the Porfiriato, highlighting the Plaza de Armas and the San Antonio de Padua Church. The Cactunieves, delicious snows with exotic flavors, is a tradition that you will not be able to resist, as well as going to Don Antonio Reyna Workshop to check how you look with a “cuera” and return with one to your house. And for lunch, nothing like some tulte enchiladas prepared with red tortillas! Tula Hotels are very accessible so you will find one that fits your budget.
San Antonio Padua Church | Tula
It is a tradition to try these snows when you visit Tula. Taking advantage of the raw materials provided by mother nature in the region, the flavors are the most original and varied: garambullo, nopal, granjeno, bougainvillea flower, mesquite, to name just some of their vast menu. In addition, its products are organic so cool off the heat knowing you're consuming a 100% natural.
San Antonio Padua Church
This temple is one of the main landmarks of the city. Built in the eighteenth century has undergone several renovations, however it is only the second oldest state church. In 1889 the clock located in the tower and was done by the same watchmaker who made the Big Ben in London was purchased. Among those who contributed to its acquisition is Carmen Romero Rubio, wife of Don Porfirio Diaz.