Considered to be one of the most perfect artistic expressions of its age, this church was constructed in the baroque style of ... More
Considered to be one of the most perfect artistic expressions of its age, this church was constructed in the baroque style of the well-known Spanish architect Jose de Churriguera. The beauty and grace of the building are equaled only by the Cathedral Metropolitan next door. The facade is similar in style to altarpieces for a church's interior, and there is a special resemblance to the Altar de los Reyes (Kings Altar) located within the cathedral itself. The difference lies in the fact that this facade was not created out of wood or gold, as was traditional at the time, but rather of stone flanked by tezontle walls, which accentuates the rich and precise handiwork.
Located in the old historical center of the city, in what were once the confines of the Sexta Inspección police
department, this museum displays the history of the local police and security forces. The permanent collection covers the period ...
Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe is famous for the fact that a man named Juan Diego claimed to have
had a vision of the Virgin Mary in 1531. The image of the Virgin can be found at the ...
Inaugurated in 1655, this sober looking Baroque church was once part of the Real Convento de la Concepción, a religious
center founded by the first bishop of Mexico (Fray Juan de Zumárraga). It is also famous for being the ...