TEHUACAN CITY Tehuacan History

Tehuacán (from the Nahuatl "theo" = God, "hua" = possessive, "can" = place, ie "place of the gods") is a city, town and municipality located in the southeastern Mexican state of Puebla, located 130 km of the city of Puebla, 257 km from Mexico City and 321 km from Oaxaca City, at an altitude of 1,676 meters, semi-warm and semi-dry climate. The population according to the census of 2010 is 274.907 inhabitants Its significance as Fray Juan de Torquemada's "Place of the Gods", "Land of Gods " or "place of those who have God" and comes from the Nahuatl teo: God hua: his or her and can: place. Also known as "Tehuacán of Pomegranates" or the "First Latin American Hydromineral Center, also known as" Tehuacán, city health. " Tehuacan was part of the Camino Real that connected the port of Veracruz to Tenochtitlan, which influences for the construction of the Temple Carmelita has been assigned to the present location. During the independence of Mexico was not as conocidoy Tehuacan avita where a few people via trade and some people almost not interested in the area that today is Tehuacan.At the time of Independence the city was used as military barracks by the illustrious leader Varelio Trujano. Over time people were populating it, because it was used as a route and also could be produced maize and thus became time in a city where ce traded products.

City Hall

Formerly known as "the house of the high, was built in the year 1804 by mr. Don Apresa Sunday, and was seen in the city as the first particular two-story building. The murals on the ground floor leading into the palace known as Tehuacan and 5 regions. Conducted in 1983 and 1984 by the Tehuacan originating Carpinteyro brothers. And in the year 1989, the artist painted the mural Cuthbert Correa "agony and hope, " which is located inside the municipal palace INTERNAL WALL Made in 1969 by master Fernando Ramirez Osorio. Plasma Tehuacán history, from its origins to the commercial boom became undoubtedly an element Tehuacan released as a crucial point for trade in the southeast. The various characters also admire the history of independent Mexico.

Museum of Mineralogy
This museum was opened on July 31, 1998. Its creator, a man of great erudition won the Carnegie Medal awarded by the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, discovered two minerals Mexicans and Ojuelaita Malpimita, humanist greatly advanced by the time we opened the door of knowledge and awareness of the raw material and forms around us: the minerals. This museum has a collection of minerals of approximately 10,000 pieces, of which only 394 are found on a loan with the City and is currently on display at the museum, as a result of the efforts of Dr. Miguel Romero, Mexican scientist graduate Harvard University, who spent almost all their resources and more than 20 years of his life in being so vast collection. The museum is divided into two parts: a display of rocks, fossils and meteorites, and one which shows the great variety of Mexican minerals.

Ex Convento de San Francisco
The former convent of San Francisco was built in 1592, before this temple was erected in Calcahualco (Tehuacán old), but twenty years later had to move the current place for a malaria-endemic problem had been sick monks and the plague of ants and rattlesnakes that she could not progress.

San Francisco Temple
The gateway has two shields above anagrams, on the left side has the letters JHS and a cross between them and the right has the letters MA entwined with a crown above them. In the key of the arch is another cross above a skull and up on the wall there are remains of wall paintings of angels playing flutes. San Francisco Temple which houses the Diocesan Shrine Parish is located in the center of Tehuacan, is a single ship, measuring 60 meters long and 10 wide (inside measurements) 18 meters high and 10 meters wide. The simple facade with a single arch with stone arch panels and the height of the choir has a double window, all painted in white. It has a single tower of two bodies near a bell tower without bell left and right side of the altar is a wooden altarpiece painted in white gold with a polygonal apse of the church and ends in a shell-shaped niche in top. It has shelves with sculptures of San Antonio de Padua, Santo Domingo, San Agustín and San Ignacio and up above is San Felipe de Jesus, the first Mexican saint, bracket that originally contained a large picture on wood of St. Francis of Assisi. In the main altar niche is the statue of St. Francis of Assisi albergo before the Immaculate Conception.

Cathedral
On August 21, 1724 during the celebrations to commemorate the 203 years since the fall of Tenochtitlan foundation stone was laid and the efforts of the inhabitants of the city, four years later it was over, its main entrance framed by the towers Renaissance style. More than 130 angels adorn the church. It is located at 1 East and 2nd. of Morelos. Religious building dating from the eighteenth century, dedicated to the Virgen de la Concepción, has characteristics of Baroque architecture, Neoclassical style inside Herreriano. Made of stone and adobe and measure 57 meters long from its main portal, 14 feet wide, 25 meters long on the crossing, 15 meters high in the nave and dome and bell towers that reach 28 meters. It has a Latin cross and cruise in the center of which stands a dome, at the foot is the gateway between two towers and access other home setting and in the hollows formed by

the arms and out of the cross. The main entrance is framed by the Renaissance-style towers. Opposite the church is a framed window with what are known as Renaissance architecture of song sheets and so appear as feathers indigenous codices, green quetzal feathers representing the sacred. There are several heads carved cat and the clock flanked by two figures of angels. The stained glass of landscapes Marian main gate and up the four shields which also adorn the dome and the figures of his Holiness Pope John XXIII and Bishop Rafael Ayala and Ayala, first bishop of Tehuacan. The interior features a rotating dome that houses on one side to the immaculate conception of the city patron and the other to place the image of who is being held and is topped with a crown composed of the main altar. At the top is a painting of the Blessed Trinity and on the roof the figure of a dove signifying the Holy Spirit. More than 130 angels adorn the church, the floor was brick home after mosaic and stone currently Santo Tomas. The confessionals are made of cedar wood. In the vaults would house the remains of the bishops of Tehuacan, where currently the Don Rafael Ayala and Ayala, these vaults are connected to a tunnel that runs under the central aisle and probably come to the park Juárez. In the chapel of the Blessed to the right of sanctuary sets the vestments and the monumental altar of 1.70 meters and 50 kilograms. In the front of the atrium are two sources of modern baroque style made of concrete. It has four bells, the largest is used to call a funeral mass, the mass medium to call regular meetings and four bells in major events such as the erection of Tehuacán Diocese, the night of September 15, the parties save and lately in the dismissal of Archbishop Norberto Rivera Carrera to be Archbishop of Mexico.

MANANTIALES
In the Garci Crespo are two springs, rustic and modern. In the rough you can see the different layers of soil. There is also the bottler and the tunnels leading to the upwelling of water from the melting of the Pico de Orizaba. In the underpass tunnels Peñafiel is where the springs where water is born.

Tour of Tehuacan
visit the city of Tehuacan beautiful place with great riches, and pricipalmente Gastronomy is the goat meat y First visit the town hall that was once known as "the house of the high, was built in the year 1804 by mr. Don Apresa Sunday, and was seen in the city as the first particular two-story building. INTERNAL WALL: Made in 1969 by master

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Fernando Ramirez Osorio. Plasma Tehuacán history, from its origins to the commercial boom became undoubtedly an element Tehuacan released as a crucial point for trade in the southeast. The various characters also admire the history of independent Mexico. Then give a return to the zocalo also called Parque Juarez.

CATHEDRAL
also visit the cathedral that the August 21, 1724 during the celebrations to commemorate the 203 years since the fall of Tenochtitlan foundation stone was laid and the efforts of the inhabitants of the city, four years later it was over, the cover main towers is framed by the Renaissance style. More than 130 angels adorn the church. It is located at 1 East and 2nd. of Morelos. Religious building dating from the eighteenth century, dedicated to the Virgen de la Concepción, has characteristics of Baroque architecture, Neoclassical style inside Herreriano.

Carmen church
also visit the Church of Our Lady of Mount Caramel is like the convent, of Mexican baroque architecture typical of the eighteenth century, has one tower and the plant is in the form of a Latin cross, and the cruise is roofed with a dome settled on a drum supported by its size windows. On November 2, 1994 was inaugurated and opened to the public Crypt del Carmen: a columbarium built under the altars that serve to keep the ashes of people whose bodies were cremated.

Museum of Mineralogy
visit the museum which was opened on July 31, 1998 and represents a scientist's dream come true and sinking into one of colors and shapes to visit this museum. Its creator, a man of great erudition won the Carnegie Medal awarded by the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, discovered two minerals Mexicans and Ojuelaita Malpimita, humanist greatly advanced by the time we opened the door of knowledge and awareness of the raw material and forms around us: the minerals.

y PARK ECOLOGICAL
visit the ecological park which will give a tour and there like at that point will have a free hour.

y Peñafiel Springs, Inc. de CV
In June 1928 he founded this company with the name "SPRINGS Tehuacan, SA"for the purpose of bottling and distributing mineral water in Mexico and abroad. To this end, we installed a bottling room in the tunnels where the water comes out to 11 feet deep, located

in the town of San Nicolas Tetizintla. The plant operates with 20 employees and 2 pedal machines, with an output of 3 bottles per minute.

SAN LORENZO SPRING
y y y Visit the San Lorenzo spring whence the water and is a very important site of Tehuacan. We will give a tour of the park and also the ride gentleman. Also visited the Church of Calvary

"It was built in 1759 and is part of the historical and cultural center. Its facade evokes Plateresque. It has columns on the ends attached to the main building. Length: one day Output: 10 a.m. 6pm vehinculo incluye.transportacion in air conditioning guide throughout the tour. -tickets to places mentioned -a single meal

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TOUR BY THE 5 REGION TEHUACAN
1 .- Mixtec region
The Mixteca is a cultural area, economic and policy shared by the states of Puebla, Guerrero and Oaxaca. Located in southern Mexico, and is unified by two separate events: the presence of a Mixtec people who have occupied the area historically, and on the other hand, the fact that this is an area where Neovolcanic converge and the Sierra Madre del Sur. The Mixteca covers an area of approximately 40 thousand square kilometers. In the Mixtec found the following sites and attractions: SAN JUAN RAYA It is located south east of the state of Puebla, is reached by road Fed 125 (lion Huajuapan Tehuacán, Oaxaca). Only 47 km from the city of Tehuacan. In this place you can appreciate the time series of geological time period corresponding to the chalk-ci-co bottom of Mexico. Gastropods and bivalves are most fossils found there. COMMUNITY MUSEUM PALEONTOLOGICAL Holds copies of all different sizes, fossil fauna species which have so far been found in the population, they also contain pieces of pottery, spear points that were used by popoloca culture. ECOTOURISM IN THE PARK turritélidos Area allocated for environmental interpretation and subject to Trails path described in one of the major areas Túrratelas palapa A suspension bridge and rest are part of the tourist infrastructure of the site. SHRINE OF GIANT CACTI Localized area where populations of different species of flora such as: Neobuxbaumia macrocephala. Echinno planteacanthus Cactus, Ferocactus Latipisnus, Cephalocereus Trajani column, Beucarnea grasillis, among those that stand out. In this area you can also locate a huge amount of different birds nesting place (1.586 species recorded.)

Zapotitlán Salinas

JARDIN BOTANICO HELIA BRAVO HOLLIS Ubicado en la carretera Fed. Tehuacán Huajuapan de león Oaxaca, en Zapotitlán salinas único en su genero, que contribuyen al patrimonio biológico y a la conservación de las especies de flora y fauna del sitio. Alrededor de 2703 especies de plantas, se han registrado en la zona donde aproximadamente el 30% de estas son endémicas. Forma parte de una área natural protegida conocida con el nombre de reserva de la Biosfera Tehuacán Cuicatlan. Dentro del jardín Se encuentra un Centro de Interpretación Ambiental , torres para avistamiento de aves , zona de campamento , cabañas eco turísticas, así como senderos interpretativos , vivero. Sala de proyecciones , estacionamiento, Y tienda de souvenir . Ubicación : a 1 Km. de la población de zapotitlan salinas con dirección a Tehuacán. Horario de visita: 9:00am a 7:00 pm de lunes a Domingo . ATRACTIVOS TURÍSTICOS :
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Centro de Interpretación Ambiental Sitio Arqueológico "Chuta" Prismas Basalticos Zona de Campamento y cabañas Museo Comunitario Iglesia el Calvario Balneario "La Huerta" Las Salinas Capilla Enterrada Cerro El Pajarito Cascada de agua Tilapa Bosque de tetechos Santuario de la Pata de Elefante Vivero "Cutha"

2.- Highland region
TOUR HIGHLANDS REGION Santiago Miahuatlan place to visit 8:00 am] out, we boarded the bus bound for Miahuatlan. 9:30 am] arrival at. 10:00 am] Breakfast aboard the bus 11:00 am] journey to the church of Santiago Apostol 11:40 am] way to know the orchards Miahuateco chili

1:00 pm] representation of traditional dances at the palace 2:30 pm] get to know the crafts that make 3:30 pm] square meal in a dish typical testing 4:30 pm] travel all over the place visiting traditional dances 6:15 pm] output place Important data A tour bus transport (only meal included in the main course) take your breakfast only and water sufficient guide

3.- Valley Region
AJALPAN TOUR STARTS AT 9:00 A.M. IGLESIA DEL SEÑOR DE COCULC O 30 MINUTES PARROQUIA DE SAN JUAN BAUTISTA 30 MINUTES HACIENDA BUENAVISTA 1 HOUR RANCHO LA TRINIDAD 1 HOUR LUNCH AT THE RANCH OR A PLACE NEAR 1 HOUR The main festival is celebrated on May 3 is celebrated with an exhibition for a period of 10 days, in which there is dancing, rides, sports and rodeo. In June, the feast of the patron saint of the main church, San Juan Bautista, and in February they celebrate the carnival with processions, burning of bad humor and coronation of the carnival queen. The municipality has made blanket woven of reeds, as well as pottery and jarciería COXCLATÁN IGLESIA PARROQUIAL 30 MINUTES CUEVA DEL MAIZ 1: 30 MINUTES Corn cave: there were found remains which prove the first origin of maize, is about 10 miles southeast of Coxcatlán. The cave is located at the foot of a ravine, north of a hill called "Hole", located in the foothills of the Sierra Madre Oriental, the cave itself, faces

north and is the center of the base of a cliff approximately 200 meters long and 50 meters high. It is celebrated on December 27, the patronal feast, is celebrated in San Juan Evangelista, with a fair, parades and dances. December 25 is also celebrated with great importance. ALTEPEXI TEMPLO PARROQUIAL 1 HOUR. BALÑEARIO DE ALTEPEXI 2 HOURS It is celebrated on October 4, the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi with masses, prayers, fireworks. Crafts Tissues developed reed and palm oil. Gastronomy Food: Mole hip or spine, chips, and chileatole tlaxcales. Sweets: Canned peaches, hawthorn, apple and pomegranate. Drink: Atole, chocolate, rum and mezcal.

4.- Sierra Region
In this particular region are virgin forests of the area where vanilla is grown in a place called Tezinzintepetl is the Rio Tonto as specified production that occurs in that area the rum, as well as Liquor Lapo. This region is located east of the town of Tehuacan, where populations are: Zoquitlan The voices Mexica "Zoquitlan" quagmire, (from "Zoquitlan, mud, silt) and" tla "the abundance and the ending" tlan "indicating together, between what we mean" between the mud or mire , a site full of mud. " Historical Monuments: Church of St. Paul built in the XVI century. Effigies of San Pedro and San Pablo carved in wood. Handicraft: wood carving, manufacturing of wooden spoons, baskets of reeds, palm triangular blowers, and making small amounts of wool clothing. Eloxochitlán Word composed of the words Mexica "Eloxochitlán, corn flower and" tlan "changed to Tan, which means together, from which it appears" Among the Corn Flower. " Architectural Monument: Temple parish dedicated to St. Michael the Archangel, located in the municipal seat. Craft: Woven palm and reed. COYOMEAPAN

COYOMEAPAN It originates in the Nahua voices "cayome", plural of Coyotl, Coyote, "atl" water, and "bread", in, on, compound forming "Coyome-a-pan, meaning" water of coyotes ". Architectural Monuments: Temple parish dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary and the Town Hall with a 100-year existence, located in the municipal seat. Works of art: the literary genre" Critic criticized "," Giving advice " "Money is the only factor of happiness," "Anchorman," "In dwelling," "Children's Theatre Comedy" by Don Ambrosio Chazaro Nieto. Crafts: needlework are made of wool, (Coton and embroidered Nahua) made from palm and reed. Tlacotepec OF DIAZ Nahuatl word, from "tlahco" half and half, "tepetl" hill and "c" by co: in, it means "in the middle or the middle of the hill." Architectural Monument: Parish church dedicated to St. Sebastian Martyr XVI century. Crafts: fabrics are made from palm and reed.

5.- MOUNTAIN REGION
It is located east of the state, bounded on the north by the state of Puebla to the northwest with the Northern region of the state, west to the central region, east to the state of Oaxaca and the region south of the Costa Chica. This region has been ranked as one of the most marginalized and extreme poverty in Mexico, most of its inhabitants are indigenous from different ethnic groups and dialects. In addition to a high rate of illiteracy, lack of basic public services, road infrastructure and public safety. Most of his hits are by dirt roads and some of them during the rainy season are inaccessible to be incommunicado for several days. During the tour we visit some municipalities of the region such as the following: y y y y y y y Acatepec Alcozauca de Guerrero Alpoyeca Atlamajalcingo del Monte Atlixtac Cochoapa el Grande Copanatoyac

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