Not many tourists know about this house or its former occupant, but it is actually quite interesting, more so than many other ... More
Casa de la Malinche
Not many tourists know about this house or its former occupant, but it is actually quite interesting, more so than many other so-called famous houses. This is where the Aztec lover of the conquistador Hernán Cortes lived. She was called Doña María by the Spaniards and Malintzín by her fellow people, hence the name Malinche. One of her main tasks was to act as an interpreter of the Nahuatl language for the conquistador, thus helping him to subjugate and enslave her own people. Never a popular figure in Mexican history, the word 'malinchista' is in fact a depreciative way to describe Mexicans who prefer foreign things.
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 ...
Formerly known as the Plaza de la Concepción, this attractive little plaza is well worth a visit. At one corner
you can see the Casa de la Malinche (or Casa Colorada), which was built by the conquistador Hernán Cortes ...