State Of Tlaxcala

Where to Go & What to Do

The state of Tlaxcala hides great secrets and incredible attractions to discover. Although in extension its territory seems small, it is big in tradition, culture, nature and history.

The archaeological zone of Cacaxtla stands out for its paintings and murals. Enjoy ecotourism by hiking, mountain biking and camping in the coniferous forest surrounding La Malinche volcano.

During the months of June through August you can witness a unique natural spectacle in the Fireflies Forest,

Visit Tlaxcala and discover that it has many more attractions than you can imagine.

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Major Cities in Tlaxcala

Turismo en Tlaxcala - Lugares Turisticos del Estado de Tlaxcala

Tlaxcala City

Capital of the state. Recognized for its colonial center and its colorful murals depicting local history.

The Art Museum of Tlaxcala includes early paintings by Frida Kahlo. Nearby, the Basilica of Our Lady of Ocotlán has an opulent baroque interior.

Apizaco Tlaxcala


Small tourist jewel 20 minutes from the capital. The landscape is composed of willows, ash trees and beautiful rivers.

Their work in wool and cotton stands out. Therefore, you should not leave the village without a garment made by the several local artisans.

Medieval Mexican Village


One of the most picturesque places in Mexico is the famous town of Val'quirico, in the state of Tlaxcala, known for its medieval style buildings and perfect locations for photography. 

The name means in Spanish Valle de Quirico. The foundations of this complex arise from what was the old Hacienda Santa Agueda, whose origin dates back to the Porfiriato; at that time it was fertile land for agriculture. 

It is a real estate development, whose facade transports you to the Middle Ages in the XXI century and the surrounding landscape inspired by Tuscany.

Magical Towns of Tlaxcala

Archaeological Sites in Tlaxcala

Zona Arqueologica Cacaxtla-Xochitécatl Tlaxcala



Zona Arqueologica Tecoaque Tlaxcala



Zona Arqueologica Tizatlán Tlaxcala


Tlaxcala City

Where is the State of Tlaxcala located?

Official Tourism Site

Tlaxcala is the cradle of miscegenation, proof of which is the historical and cultural accumulation that since colonial times has been reflected in its most precious buildings, such as the Historical Center of the capital, whose initial layout dates back to 1525.

Visit the murals of the Government Palace by the so-called last Mexican muralist, Desiderio Hernández Xochitiotzin, which narrate the history of the state in 24 segments.

Tlaxcala is a state famous as a culinary destination for its wide range of regional dishes.