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#20 San Pedro Cholula, The Pre-Hispanic Heritage

Tunnels under the pyramid. The battlements of the convent from above. A jaguar in the cloister. Longer portals of America. The delicacy of Talavera.

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San Pedro Cholula well worth a stroll. Start the morning with a visit to the  Great Pyramid and access to the archaeological site through tunnels dug under the pyramid, feeling like Indiana Jones. Seven different cultures inhabited this place until the arrival of the Spaniards, who built atop the Great Pyramid the Shrine of Our Lady of Remedies. Admire the panoramic extraordinary volcanoes around you and the prospect of battlements ocher the former convent and domes.

When descending, Head to the huge Place de la Concorde, the heart of this magical town, past the Craft Center and Gastronomic Xelhua. Under the 170 m of portals-the longest gallery of America- also can rest, buy crafts and grab a bite at one of

the restaurants facing the imposing  Ex-convent of San Gabriel (s. XVI), one of the oldest country. Look at the details: the prehispanic motifs in the central rosette, the original rivets doors. Visit the Chapel of the Third Order, Baroque, and the old pilgrims portal where locates the  and Sacred Art Gallery, qwhich original frescoes. The jaguar is impressive. At the other end of the  Royal Chapel of Natives as the Mosque of Córdoba, is a large columned hall is located.

At the other end of the Plaza de la Concordia Parish of San Pedro is located, with a beautiful ship and cupola. Finish the ride in the City Museum, located in the historic Casa del Caballero Aguila, with a collection of pre-Hispanic pieces and colonial times.

 

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Best photos:Panorama from the the Shrine of Remedies. The pictorial details of Sacred Art Gallery. . Prospects in the Royal Chapel.

Do not leave without ... trying the delicious blue corn quesadillas that are prepared in the market.

You will be surprisedThe Great Pyramid of San Pedro Cholula, Pedro with 450 m base is greater than the pyramids of Giza.

Made in Puebla: : Take advantage of your visit to buy the extraordinary Talavera pottery.

 
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Casa del Caballero Águila

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Ex-convento Franciscano de San Gabriel

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Galería de Arte Sacro

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Parroquia de San Pedro

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Santuario de Nuestra Señora de los Remedios

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