Puente de Ixtla

"Place plenty of obsidian" "Plenty of flat ground"

  puente de ixtla in morelos state, mexicoThe small town of Puente de Ixtla in the State of Morelos, Mexico is located at an altitude of 900 mts (2700 ft.) above sea level. Its name derives from "puente de piedra" or stone bridge. This bridge was built in 1523 to allow traders coming from Acapulco to cross with their caravans and can still be seen.

Civic, religious and popular festivities in Puente de Ixtla, Morelos:

  • February/March (varying) -Carnival in Tilzapotla, procession,
    bullfights and a fair
  • February 14 -Foundation of a colony, bullfighting
  • March 19 -San Jos�, bullfighting and fair
  • April 10 -Zapata, bullfighting
  • May 1 -San Felipe Apostol (patron saint) bullfighting and fair
  • May 3 -Holy Cross Day
  • June 13 -San Antonio, procession and bullfighting
  • September 8 -Virgen de la Natividad (Virgin)
  • October 3 -San Francisco de Asis, procession and bullfighting
  • November -Popular feast; theatrical piece "Don Juan Tenorio" presented to the public since 1958
  • December 8 -Pur�sima Concepci�n (patron saint), fair and bullfighting
  • December 12 -Virgen de Guadalupe (Virgin), procession and bullfighting


Morelos State
|  Amacuzac Town |  Coatlan del Rio Town  |  Cuautla City  |  Cuernavaca ۞ Capital City |
Huitzilac Town  |   Jojutla City  |  Miacatlan Town  |  Puente de Ixtla Town  |  Temixco Town  |
Tepoztlan Town  |  Tequesquitengo Town  |  Tlaltizapan Town  |  Tlaquiltenango Town  |
  Tlayacapan Town |   Xochicalco Archaeological Site  |  Xochitepec Town  |
 |  Yautepec, Oaxtepec and Cocoyoc  |
|  Other Towns: Villa de Ayala, Jantetelco, Jonacatepec, Tepalcingo and Axochiapan  |
  The Convents Route:
(Tlayacapan, Yecapixtla, Ocuituco, Tetela del Volcan,
Zacualpan de Amilpas, Temoac.)

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