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I owe this experience to my taxi drivers after I saw all the main churches in Cholula, close to Puebla. He suggested and I shall be eternally grateful. The relatively unassuming exterior does not prepare you for the sumptuous splendour of the interior of the...More
Great old church very different looking than most of the others we saw that day. Its façade was made from Talavera tiles. We arrived there late in the day and had to walk quite a ways as the streets were all tore up due to...More
It was nice to see some photos of the interior on this site. Because no photos are allowed now inside. The detail is incredible of all the characters. The outside is simple but lovely. What I would expect from a church named after Mary. I...More
XVIth century church decorated in gold and colors with sculptures of angels and flowers where you see the hand of Indian craftsmen, the most charming and amazing church interior I have seen ... and I have seen many!
this church is magical!!! its baroque architecture is one of a kind because it was made with mexican indigenas motifs, you can not stop looking around to contemplate all its magnificence!!! its a must!!! it is located in san andres cholula, totally recomend it!!!
Saturday November 7, 2015
Woke up.... nothing to do.... so do something.... and what suggested itself was embroidery.
In Puebla I visited the Esquina Museum-Store and noticed lampshades hanging from the ceiling, covering the lighting, embroidered with colorful animals, fish and birds. Light accented the...More
WOW the Church of Santa Maria is something to see, visited a while back. As you walk in you will be stunned with the way the ceilings and walls are covered with sculptures of birds, fruit flowers and faces. It is decorated in Indigenous Baroque.