Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Architectural wonders

Wonders - man made structures and grand artworks.

Historical center of Puebla

A beautiful colonial city with extremely valuable Baroque quarter, including the impressive Cathedral of Puebla (1575 – 1768). Of high value are also several...

Historical center of Oaxaca

Historical colonial city with numerous impressive Baroque style buildings. Many of historical buildings have been built of local green stone giving to the city...

Historical center of Morelia

A historical colonial city in beautiful setting with numerous impressive Baroque style buildings. Location, GPS coordinates: 19.7020 N 101.1916 W Categories: Cities and towns Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America,...

San Miguel de Allende

Historic town with beautiful Mexican Baroque architecture. The town was founded to guard the route to Mexico. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.9140 N 100.7437 W Categories: Cities and towns Values: Architecture,...

Historical center of México

Unique urban monument uniting prehistoric Aztec architecture with lush Spanish colonial architecture. Zocalo in the center of city is the second largest urban plaza...

Guanajuato

A beautiful colonial city with numerous impressive buildings in Mexican Baroque style. Many historical streets are under the ground. Location, GPS coordinates: 21.0167 N 101.2539 W Categories: Cities...

Mexcaltitán

Unique monument of urban planning – man-made island city in shallow lagoon with central, radial planning, resembling a giant wheel in plan. At high...

Xochimilco

Unique monument of urban planning, inherited from Aztec times. Here has been preserved the network of ancient channels with chinampas – island gardens. Channels...

Tula (Mexico)

Largest ancient city in central Mexico in the 9th – 10th centuries AD. Capital of Toltecs at 980 AD, destroyed sometimes in 1168 –...

Xochicalco

Remnants of a fortified city - an important urban center in 700 – 900 AD. Contains large structures entirely covered with sculptural work of...