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Tehuacán

Tehuacán

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T E H U A C Á N
Tehuacán (from the Nahuatl "teo" = God, "hua" =possessive, "can" = place, ie "place of the gods")
 
 
Location
Tehuacan is located in the southeastern part of the state of Puebla,bounded on the north Tepanco Lopez, Santiago Miahuatlan, NicolásBravo, and Vicente Guerrero, east to Vicente Guerrero, San AntonioAjalpan Canada and south to San Gabriel Chilac, Zapotitlan andAltepexi and west Zapotitlan, Atexcal San Martín, Juan N. TepancoMendez and Lopez.
Interesting places
Mineralogy museumThe museum was open to the public on 31 July 1998 and represents thedream of a scientist materialized and the illusion of one of colors andforms to visit the museum. The creator, a man of great erudition winnerof the Carnegie medal granted by the Smithsonian Institute of Washington, discoverer of two Mexican Malpimita minerals and thehumanist Ojuelaita, advance for a long time we opened the door of theknowledge and the conscience of the raw material around us and forms:minerals
 
 Municipal palaceFormerly known as "the house of the high", it was built in the year1804 by mr. Don DomingoApresa; and was considered in thecity as the first building particular,double deck.CathedralOn 21 August 1724 during theholidays to celebrate the 203years of the fall of Tenochtitlanwas posted the first stone and bythe commitment to the people of the city, four years later wasalready completed its coverprincipal framed by the towers of renaissance. More than 130 LosAngeles decorate the church. Islocated in 1 East and 2da.Morelos. Religious building from the 18th century, dedicated to Our Ladyof the design, presenting the characteristics of Baroque architecture,Neoclassical and style Herreriano in the interior.Tehuacan Valley MuseumMuseum of the National Institute of Anthropology and History is a part of the ex convento del Carmen, top of which is the house of culture and thecity library. In its wings is displayed a showcase of findings prehispanic aspots, dishes, beaded collars, grinding stone and human remains of skeletons. Its walls hang maps and illustrations to synthesise a history of nearly ten thousand years.There we can pick up the relevance of coxcatlán Viejo, one of theseigniories that flourished for the 21st century XV. We can also have anidea of the caves, archeological sites of the valley, apart from a numberof ruins of pirámides, which are currently visited almost exclusively for

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