This is the first and longest serving hospital constructed on the American continent, which has been serving the needs of the ... More
Hospital de Jesús Nazareno
This is the first and longest serving hospital constructed on the American continent, which has been serving the needs of the sick and ailing since 1524. Originally called the Hospital de la Purísima Concepción de Nuestra Señora (Hospital of Our Lady of the Purest Conception), it was built with the economic support of conquistador Hernan Cortes, so as to serve the needs of poor Spanish soldiers and Native Americans. New installations were added in the mid-twentieth century, of a different architectural appearance, but using the same materials as the original construction. It is worth visiting for its sixteenth century stone arches and the mural by Orozco that depicts the encounter between the Spaniards and Native Americans.
Built between 1902 and 1907 by the Italian architect of the Palacio de Bellas Artes (Fine Arts Museum), Adamo Boari,
the Post Office has a stone facade carved with renaissance motifs. The main entrance faces diagonally towards the corner, ...
The pre Hispanic origins of this zoo date back to when the Aztec Nezahualcóyotl created this area for the population
to enjoy the flora and fauna. It was meant not only for entertainment but also for medicinal, artistry, food ...
The General Archives of Mexico, famous for being the most important in the continent, holds the largest number of historical
documents and the oldest texts (dating back to the 13th century). It is now also possible to access the ...
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