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SHCP Museum of Art (Antiguo Palacio del Arzobispado)

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Palacio del arzobispadoOn a property where several ancient constructions were demolished, a soldier named Martin Lopez began in to build his houses. Lopez led the brigades which triumphed over Tenochtitlan in the nautical battle of 1521. On top of these houses, and next to the Viceroy's Palace, the Palace of the Archbishop of Mexico was later built. 18th-century remodeling, construction, and decoration was under Lorenzo Rodriguez. A legendary apparition of the Virgin of Guadalupe to Archbishop Zumárraga is said to have taken place here. In 1994, after a century of restorations, the building was given to the Ministry of Finance. The old palace is exhibited the collection of Payment in Kind, Patrimonial Heritage and temporary exhibitions. Pre-Hispanic vestiges can also be admired thanks to the archeological windows and the murals executed by José Gordillo in 1952 for the palace stairway can be seen.

Heart of México Walking Route:  Moneda-Santísima

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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

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