Calle de los Dulce (Sweets Street), Puebla

Calle de los Dulce (Sweets Street), Puebla

Sweet Street (Calle de los Dulces) is a street in the center of Puebla, lined with stores selling sweets. Tourists will see candy shops, bakeries, cookie stores, and gift baskets. There are approximately 40 of these stores that sell items as varied as sweet potatoes (camotes) and crystallized peaches.

Sweets Street occupies about three blocks of 6 East Avenue near St. Domingo Convent, Victory Market, and the Main Theatre of Puebla. Along with sweets, shoppers will find boutiques that sell jewelry, handbags, sporting goods, and handicrafts. The street is an excellent place to find souvenirs, local foods, and a variety of delicious.

The sweets shops are primarily owned by families who have had the stores and the recipes passed down for generations. Many shop owners live above their stores just as their ancestors did before them. The oldest of the shops is the Great Fame (La Gran Fama), which opened in 1892.

Most of the stores on Sweet Street open around 10 AM. Closing hours vary from store to store.

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Calle de los Dulce (Sweets Street) on Map

Sight Name: Calle de los Dulce (Sweets Street)
Sight Location: Puebla, Mexico (See walking tours in Puebla)
Sight Type: Shopping
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