La Estancia Argentina

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The majestic Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl guard this city. Puebla was founded in 1531 by Fray Toribio de Benavente, who named it Puebla de Los Ángeles. A prosperous city (important business, industrial and education activities), which is overall a world famous architectonic, historic and cultural jewel. There are more than 5,000 building downtown (declared as a Cultural Patrimony of Humanity by the UNESCO in 1987) that reflect the splendorous richness of its colonial past, with styles that go from renaissance to baroque. Musts: Cathedral (1575); Biblioteca Palafoxiana (Palafoxiana Library – 1646; catalogues as Memory of the World by the UNESCO in 2005); Santa María Tonanzintla Chapel …

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