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Iglesia de Tonantzintla, Puebla
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Admire 16th-century architecture at Iglesia de Tonantzintla, which was constructed over four centuries. The religious structure serves as the main temple of the town of Puebla, and was constructed in four phases, which lasted from the 16th to the 19th century. This included setting the basis for the structure, adding the tower, dome, transept, and altar piece, constructing a new facade, and finally adding the final decorative touches. Inside, find a towering nave where natural light fills the room through glass windows. The interior features touches of baroque new Spain style, including indigenous motifs, such as an angel wearing a feathered headdress. Put Iglesia de Tonantzintla into our Puebla vacation trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Together with the chapel of the Rosary, they are two temples that you can not miss in Puebla. A very finished expression of the Mexican Baroque
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  • a church very charged of images that do not reflect the Catholicism of the time but rather the secret of a people who wanted to continue their deities.
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  • This beautiful temple with a religious architecture peculiar to the angels who are within it are faces indigenous demonstrating his change fervor to the religion. All this work very well decorated with plate gold which are appreciated from every point of view since most ceilings and walls are equipped with them.
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