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Best Neighborhoods to Live in Puebla 2024 - REEMAG

Updated: Jan 8

Puebla is the fifth most populated city in Mexico. It is inhabited by almost 6 million people.

The state of Puebla combines history, tradition, art, architecture and traditional flavors. Located in the central part of the country, it borders the states of Tlaxcala and Hidalgo to the north and Oaxaca to the south. It is one of the favorite destinations for travelers due to the beauty of its attractions and its unique cuisine.

Puebla de Zaragoza is the capital and largest city. Due to its cultural richness, it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

You will admire the architecture of its cathedral and colonial buildings, you can not miss the International Museum of Baroque, the Forts of Loreto and Guadalupe, taste the mole, chiles en nogada and sweet potatoes.

Best Places to live in Puebla


The downtown area is one of the best areas to live in Puebla because it is the key point of the capital, it is the ideal place to live because it has all the services and any product you are looking to buy is within reach.

Downtown is one of the best places to live in Puebla because it is an important point that connects to the rest of the city. In addition to access to public transportation, there is a wide variety of museums, entertainment centers and stores.

Real Estate

A house has an average price of 6 million pesos, and the rental price is around 19 thousand pesos; an apartment can have a sale price of 1 million 800 thousand pesos and a rental price of 9 thousand 800 pesos.


This area is mainly commercial, Angelópolis is relatively new, since its construction began at the end of the nineties. The Angelópolis shopping center was one of the first malls in the country to bring together the most exclusive stores at that time, such as El Palacio de Hierro, Liverpool and Sears.

In the residential area of Lomas de Angelópolis you will find incredible homes. If you are going to move and you are looking for the best areas to live in Puebla, Angelópolis is the ideal option to do so.

Angelópolis is one of the most sought after areas in Puebla for various reasons such as its proximity to prestigious Mexican universities such as the Tecnológico de Monterrey, the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, the Universidad Interamericana, the Anáhuac and the Iberoamericana, as well as other private schools of great reputation.

Real Estate

A property in this area can be purchased for as low as 2.8 million pesos and an apartment can be rented for as low as 14,800 pesos.

La Paz

If you prefer to get away from the traffic chaos that can be generated in downtown Puebla, one of the best options is La Paz. Another plus of this neighborhood is that it is one of the safest and most modern, in addition to the relaxed atmosphere.

This neighborhood is located on Juarez Avenue, one of the most important in the city, thanks to its many restaurants, bars, shopping and nightlife centers and accessibility to other parts of the city.

Real Estate

This area is a favorite of young people and professionals; the rent for an apartment is around 12 thousand pesos and a house is around 24 thousand pesos.

San Pedro Cholula

Cholula is 120 km east of Mexico City and 8 km west of Puebla. It is easy to get there by car on the Mexico-Puebla highway taking the Periferico Ecologico. If you go by bus, take one to the CAPU in Puebla City and from there, there are buses that take you to Cholula. The Puebla airport is about 15 minutes from San Pedro's zocalo. Because of its proximity to the city of Puebla, Cholula has also become one of the best places to live in Puebla, creating a modern face, with entertainment and cultural offerings for all styles.

A clear example of this is Container City, a complex of restaurants, stores and bars created from old containers, following urbanism and sustainable development trends from Europe.

Due to the number of churches and chapels, there is always a popular festival somewhere in the city that is worth seeing. Particularly noteworthy is the Feria de la Virgen de los Remedios in September, the city's main festival with ritual dances, offerings, burning of cardboard figures and pilgrimages to the Sanctuary. In November there is a great concert of bells, in which all the churches coordinate to ring their bells at the same time.

Due to its relaxed atmosphere, its proximity to the city of Puebla and its large population of students and foreigners; in Cholula it is possible to find options for all tastes in terms of food and entertainment.

Real Estate

In the case of San Pedro Cholula, after being recognized as Pueblo Mágico (Magic Town), it has increased its capital gain. It is one of the most touristic areas of the city due to its history represented through its colonial architecture, although it also integrates modernity with its real estate developments and recreational spaces. A house for rent is priced around 12 thousand pesos and an apartment around 10 thousand pesos.

Las Ánimas

The popularity of this area has been growing due to its connectivity with other parts of the city, it is considered one of the best areas to live in Puebla because it has everything you may need in your daily life, such as supermarkets, shopping malls, stores, restaurants and cafes.

Real Estate

A house in Las Animas has an approximate price of 6 million 300 thousand pesos and an apartment has a price of 2 million 350 thousand pesos. Rents are around 14,800 pesos for apartments and 17,800 pesos for houses.

Thus, if you want to buy a house in Puebla, the area of Las Animas is an excellent place to do it because it is connected to the Angelopolis area, has a connection with the magical town of Cholula and connects with main roads such as Atlixco Boulevard and Av. 31 Poniente, making it one of the best areas to live in Puebla.


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