A must see when you visit Toluca, love the work in stained glass made by Leopoldo Flores. Plants from all over the world.
Nice attraction downtown, a greenhouse/botanical garden adorned with lots and lots of stained glass. Was glad that I saw illuminated at night from the outside as well as a quick visit by day of the inside.
This huge colonial building houses the most beautiful gardens and stained glass pieces. The wonderfully laid out gardens are all highlighted by massive and beautiful stained glass. Truly worth seeing it is also a great respite from the busy streets outside. We spent a couple of very enjoyable hours inside. This is also gave a great lesson in botany of... More
If you travel outside of the DF to Toluca, this is a site you may enjoy. It was originally a mercado (market), but has been turned into a botanical garden. There are plants from all over the world, and the stained glass is beautiful. This a full-day trip. You will probably be here an hour at most. Maybe you can... More
Nice place but not much to do inside. The market and places near by are good for a shopping and sightseeing.
With 45 tons of blown glass in 28 different colors, most of which came from Italy, Germany, France, Belgium, Japan, Canada y US, the impressive green house in downtown Toluca is a paradise in the middle of a rush city, 1 hour west from Mexico city. The building for a local market dates back to 1909 and it was made... More
The Cosmovitral Botanical Garden in Toluca, Mexico is a beautiful building. From the outside, the building resembles an old train station. On the inside, the garden has fountains, plants and a very simple Japanese friendship garden. Until 1975, the structure was home to Toluca’s main market. It was the first permanent market in the city. Growth brought too much congestion... More
En route to Michoacan, we chose to stop in Toluca to see the famous Cosmovitral. Designed to be a train station and then a market, it is now home to a wonderful botanical garden. In the gardens are many plants indigenous to Mexico. The main attraction, of course, are the wonderful stained glass panels which are quite unique in their... More
Unique - not because of the plants (are plants) but the amazing 48 stained glass panels in a wonderful old market building.
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