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Rufino Tamayo Museum of Mexican Pre-Columbian Art, Oaxaca, Oaxaca

Rufino Tamayo Museum of Mexican Pre-Columbian Art

Av. Morelos No. 503, Centro Histórico. Oaxaca, Oax.

Oaxaca, Oaxaca

The Rufino Tamayo Museum of Mexican Pre-Columbian Art was opened on January 29, 1974. It is a testimony to the importance and value of pre-Columbian mexican art. As a young man, Tamayo became interes...

Our Lady of the Snows Church, Oaxaca, Oaxaca

Our Lady of the Snows Church

Av. Morelos esq. Pino Juárez, Zona Centro

Oaxaca, Oaxaca

The church of Nuestra Señora de Las Nieves was built at the end of the 17th century. Before being dedicated to Santa Maria de las Nieves, it was adjunct to the Santa Maria la Mayor in Rome by d...

Macedonio Alcala Theater, Oaxaca, Oaxaca

Macedonio Alcala Theater

Independencia esq. Armenta y López, Zona Centro.

Oaxaca, Oaxaca

Construction of the magnificent Teatro Macedonio Alcala began in 1903, was completed in August of 1909, and was inaugurated on September 5 of that same year. The theater formerly worked under the name...

Central Public Library, Oaxaca, Oaxaca

Central Public Library

Andador Turístico Macedonio Alcalá No.200, Zona Centro

Oaxaca, Oaxaca

The Biblioteca Publica Central building dates back from the early 19th century, when it was acquired privately, for the purpose of forming an elementary school for girls. For this purpose, Bishop Eulo...

The San Agustin Church and Convent, Oaxaca, Oaxaca

The San Agustin Church and Convent

Armenta y López esq. Guerrero, Zona Centro

Oaxaca, Oaxaca

Shortly after settling in Oaxaca, the Augustinians began building the Templo de San Agustin around 1580, which was consecrated in 1586. The monastery apparently was completed in 1699, according to an...

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