Puebla, Mexico: The City of Angels

Tripoto
11th Nov 2013

Baroque fountain

Photo of Puebla, Mexico: The City of Angels by Tommy May

Interior of the Cathedral

Photo of Puebla, Mexico: The City of Angels by Tommy May

Archangel Michael

Photo of Puebla, Mexico: The City of Angels by Tommy May

Centre of Puebla

Photo of Puebla, Mexico: The City of Angels by Tommy May

The city

Photo of Puebla, Mexico: The City of Angels by Tommy May

Beautifully decorated dome Cathedral

Photo of Puebla, Mexico: The City of Angels by Tommy May
Photo of Puebla, Mexico: The City of Angels by Tommy May
Photo of Puebla, Mexico: The City of Angels by Tommy May

Shop with local sweets

Photo of Puebla, Mexico: The City of Angels by Tommy May

El Parian

Photo of Puebla, Mexico: The City of Angels by Tommy May

El Parian

Photo of Puebla, Mexico: The City of Angels by Tommy May
Photo of Puebla, Mexico: The City of Angels by Tommy May

The glass coffin with the figure of Jesus.

Photo of Puebla, Mexico: The City of Angels by Tommy May

Beautifully decorated vault of the church

Photo of Puebla, Mexico: The City of Angels by Tommy May

La Capilla del Rosario

Photo of Puebla, Mexico: The City of Angels by Tommy May

Cathedral of 1,575 years

Photo of Puebla, Mexico: The City of Angels by Tommy May

Church of the Holy. Dominic visible dome of t

Photo of Puebla, Mexico: The City of Angels by Tommy May

Church of the Holy. Dominica

Photo of Puebla, Mexico: The City of Angels by Tommy May

Zocalo Puebla

Photo of Puebla, Mexico: The City of Angels by Tommy May

Zocalo Puebla

Photo of Puebla, Mexico: The City of Angels by Tommy May

We are in Puebla. Full name is Puebla de los Angeles or the City of Angels. It was established around 1531 due to the Spanish bishop of the state of Tlaxcala Julian Garces'a. In accordance with the provisions of the bark pockets nearby Dominicans happened to him something special. As I contemplated the scene saw a group of beings who are shining in full splendor "flowed" to the ground and started it probably measure. Julian was convinced that it was a divine vision, and these beings are the angels. The next day he celebrated a special Mass for the intention of the revelation, and he went along with trusted brothers in search of the place. He found them five miles from the monastery still standing in this place has just acybiskup Santo Domingo Toribio Benavente founded the city. City of Angels.

In 1987, the historic center of Puebla was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Currently, there are about 2,600 historic buildings preserved in very good condition from the times of Spanish colonialism.

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