If you are walking around the old historic city centre on a Sunday afternoon and are not quite sure what to do, you could ... More
Pinacoteca del Templo de la Profesa
If you are walking around the old historic city centre on a Sunday afternoon and are not quite sure what to do, you could perhaps drop into this art gallery. Considered to be one of the most important in the country, it is only open to the public on this particular day of the week. The exhibition includes paintings by some of the most famous artists from the colonial period, including Juan Correa, Villalpando and Jose Juárez. There is also a section dedicated to the Virgin Mary and another to religious art, from the early colonial days to the nineteenth century. A good opportunity to see a fine collection of quality paintings.
When one thinks of Mexico, perhaps the first image to come to mind is that of a charro or mounted
horseman, wearing a wide brimmed hat, with a blanket draped over his shoulders and a cheroot pursed in the ...
Designed for children and young people in general, this museum offers an interactive experience that educates and entertains. It has
14 permanent halls and one for temporary exhibitions. It is one of the first interactive science museums in Mexico. ...
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 ...