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Address: North of Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala, Mexico

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Don't miss church murals

Inside the old church of San Esteban are some very old painted murals that are being restored. These are well worth a visit if you're interested in the history of Mexico.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 September 2016
Queretaro, Mexico
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Queretaro, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Inside the old church of San Esteban are some very old painted murals that are being restored. These are well worth a visit if you're interested in the history of Mexico.

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Tlaxcala, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

Like the title says, the first time I went was because I liked archeology and had time. This is was I was´t disappointed. It´s a very small site because of the catholic church. Like many of the prehispanic archeological sites that were destroyed to build their churches on top of the temples and pyramids. The history of Tizatlán is very... More 

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Mystic, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2014

Fascinating story of the history of Tlaxcala based on pre-Columbian and colonial texts painted on the walls and arches.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2013

Someone said this is a small site and yes it's small but it's very Historical. When Cortes came here it was the main location of the Tlaxcalan leader Xicohtencatl. In fact the Church of St. Stephen which is there now was built from stones of the former Palace. This was a military training School for warriors of Tlaxcala. The Church... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2012

Close to Tlaxcala. You can drive right up to the site. Easy walk. There is a early church on the sight that is under restoration. And, it's free.

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