Toluca / Tourist attractions
Plaza Gonzalez Arratia
Places to visit in Toluca, Edo. de Mex.
Places to visit Plaza Gonzalez Arratia Toluca, Edo. de Mex.
Nicolas Bravo entre Hidalgo e Independencia, Zona Centro
The Plaza González Arratia is located in the historic center of Toluca, between the streets Nicolas Bravo and 5 de Febrero, halfway between the Teatro Morelos and the Cathedral.
During the colonial period the land it now occupies functioned as a cemetery for the monks of the Franciscan Convent of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción.
After being split from the monks in 1883 a market was installed as part of the First Industrial Exhibition, Land, and Commercial of the State. The market operated until 1935, when it caught on fire. Another market was built, the Mercado Hidalgo (Hidalgo Market) and El Cine Coliseo.
The market we know today was built in 1980. It is adorned with a gazebo, a shaded walkway and is presided over by a statue in honor of José María González Arriata (1783-1852), an eminent benefactor of Toluca who is credited with, among others, the construction of several water projects, the building of Los Portales in 1832 and the creation of La Alameda, the Cuauhtémoc Park.
With the establishment of the powers in Toluca, he was mayor of the city and director of the Literary Institute of the State of Mexico.
Click here to view the comments
go on... Share it!
Places To visit
- Church of the Santa Veracruz
The Church of the Santa Veracruz is a chapel built on December 13, 1753 at the place where the Franc
- The City of Temoaya
The city of Temoaya is located in the northern center of the state of Mexico and 20 kilometers north
- The City of Toluca
Toluca de Lerdo is the state capital of Mexico. Located in the Valley of Toluca, the metropolitan ar
The must see
- Museum of Fine Arts in Toluca
The Museum of Fine Arts in the City of Toluca occupies part of what was once the Convent of the Pur&
- The Portales of Toluca
Los Portales of Toluca (The Arches of Toluca) have become a must-see tourist attraction of the city.
- Plaza Gonzalez Arratia
The Plaza González Arratia is located in the historic center of Toluca, between the streets N
- Toluca Cathedral (interior)
The construction of the Cathedral of San José began on May 12, 1867. Built on what was once t
- Government House
The first Government House in the City of Toluca was commissioned in 1870 by the architect Ram&oacut
Forty-eight kilometers south of the city of Toluca, you find a city that is known for its production