Santo Domingo de Guzmán [temple and convent] Oaxaca Mx

Temple and Ex convent Santo Domingo de Guzmán. Example of Novohispana baroque architecture in Oaxaca, accompanied by a former convent of Gothic and Renaissance style. The main front is made with quarry from the region, the interior is considered baroque style for the exuberant decoration, resulting in a Mexican baroque style.

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Bicentenario Park | Chiapas Mx

Parque Bicentenario, is located 13 streets from the central park of the city, from there you can see the pre-Hispanic style monument imitating the pyramidal bases of Mesoamerican ruins, it represents the annexation of Chiapas to Mexico in 1824. The construction work began on 18 December of 1941, the first symbolic stone was placed on September 14 of the same year to commemorate the 117th anniversary of the annexation of Chiapas.

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Zoque Ethnic Museum | Chiapas Mx

Zoque culture was developed in Chiapas, Tabasco and Oaxaca, they are very close to the Mixe culture and Popolucas. In Chiapas this ethnic group develops in the north of the state and one of the places where they live is the Copoya ejido.

Zoques are thought to have descended from the Olmec culture when they migrated to Chiapas and Oaxaca, during pre-Hispanic times they inhabited a large part of Chiapas, extending to the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in Oaxaca and Tabasco. They made alliances and tributes to the triple alliance in which the Mexicas were. The Spanish conquest of Zoque territory began in 1523.

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