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Plaza de Santa Veracruz


Plaza de la santa veracruzThis small square dates back to the 16th century. A temple was established here under the patronage of the Vera Cruz de Cristo. With time, the temple and hospital of San Juan de Dios were built and the plaza was left with the two temples facing each other. The temple preserves the carving of the Christ of the Seven Veils, a great popular devotion of the colonial city. A series of beautiful statues are kept within one side chapel. There are also a series of paintings on the life of San Francisco Xavier, attributed to Miguel Cabrera, in another side chapel.

Heart of México Walking Route:  Manuel Tolsá - Santa Veracruz Route

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Proyecto “Corredor de Cultura Digital”.

Nombre de la investigación: Investigación Centro Histórico, Monumentos, Edificios y Puntos de Interés (2023)

Dirección de investigación y diseño de Rutas: Acércate al Centro A.C. Guadalupe Gómez Collada

Coordinación e investigación histórica: Fideicomiso del Centro histórico Dir. Maestra Loredana Montes

  • Av. Hidalgo 45, Col. Guerrero, Alc. Cuauhtémoc, 06300 CDMX



National Art Museum - MUNAL

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互動經濟博物館 (MIDE)

One of the most painstakingly restored 17th century complexes in the City, MIDE tackles a tough subject with style.

The Printmaking Museum: Museo Nacional de la Estampa

The National Print Collection is an enormous trove of important printed works from a wide variety of techniques.