Puebla, Puebla

What is Puebla, Puebla known for?


religious architecture

done in gray cantera stone, red brick and decorated with multicolored tiles. Puebla is also considered to be the “cradle of Mexican Baroque” both in architecture and in the decorative arts, and one


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-glazing. These new methods were mixed with native designs to give rise to what became known as Poblano Talavera. The glazing technique was first used for the tiles that still decorate many of the buildings in this city. Later, it was used to make pots, plates, jars, religious figures and other items. By the mid-17th century, the industry here had become well-established. Guilds were formed and ordinances passed to ensure quality. Blue was used only on the most expensive pieces due to the cost


monumental work

''' is located on Maximino Avila Camacho. The façade is made of gray cantera stone in Renaissance style, using Ionic (Ionic order) columns and pediments, differing from the other buildings that border the main plaza. The portal has two levels topped by a central garret, in which there is a clock and towers on each side. The '''Fountain of the China Poblana''' is located on Blvd Heroes de 5 de May. It is a monumental work done in cantera stone and Talavera tile, with a base of about thirty meters in diameter. In the center is a column that supports two large bowls and a sculpture of the China Pobalana which is over three meters high. The '''Church and ex Monastery of San Francisco''' is on Blvd Heroes del 5 de Mayo. Its elevated four-level tower stands out with its mouldings and Ionic and Doric pilasters. The main façade is done in gray cantera stone in which are sculpted large jars and flowers. The main portal is of Churrigueresque style, flanked by large panels of tilework surrounded by Plateresque decoration. Inside is a Plateresque choir, Neoclassic altarpieces and the mummified body of the beatified Sebastian de Aparicio. thumb Nave and altar of the Chapel of the Rosario (File:Capilla Rosario Puebla.jpg) The '''Church of Santo Domingo (Church of Santo Domingo (Puebla))''' is located on 5 de Mayo Street. The main portal is of pure classic style finished in gray cantera stone. It consists of three levels with paired Doric-like columns. The façade of the old monastery is highly decorated in Baroque style, in front of which is a large atrium. Inside the ceiling consists of two large vaults and contains gilded altarpieces in Baroque, Salmonic and Churrigueresque styles. The '''Chapel of the Rosario''' is located in the Church of Santo Domingo. The Chapel was built between 1650 and 1690 and was the first to be dedicated to the Our Lady of the Rosary. The chapel is filled with symbolism, as it is filled with images and elements which are representative of the Baroque of New Spain. This symbolism is principally meant to aid with the evangelization process. The chapel contains three themes important to the Church, the mysteries of the rosary, the virtues associated with it and the Virgin of the Rosary herself. The cupola is in the shape of the crown of the Virgin Mary. The chapel is decorated with sculpted plaster that has been gilded done by local artists. There are also six paintings done by José Rodriguez Carnero as well as paintings by the altar depicting the life of the Virgin. '''Karla Verónica Jiménez Amezcua''' (born December 15, 1982 in Puebla (Puebla, Puebla), Puebla, Mexico) is a Mexican beauty pageant titleholder who represented her country in the 2006 Miss World (Miss World 2006) pageant, held in Warsaw, Poland on September 30, 2006.


distinctive brand

churches whose façades and domes display glazed tiles of many colours, often arranged in Arabic designs. The interiors are densely saturated with elaborate gold leaf ornamentation. In the 18th century, local artisans developed a distinctive brand of white stucco decoration, named "alfenique" after a Pueblan candy made from egg whites and sugar. The pressure to build the most opulent home possible reached its height in the last half of the 18th century. Nobles leveled old


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in days nts month1 7 day1 20 year1 1985 month2 5 day2 18 year2 1986 Puebla (Puebla, Puebla), Puebla Live event (House show) align "center" '''Karla Verónica Jiménez Amezcua''' (born December 15, 1982 in Puebla (Puebla, Puebla), Puebla, Mexico) is a Mexican beauty pageant titleholder who represented her country in the 2006 Miss World (Miss World 2006) pageant, held in Warsaw, Poland on September 30, 2006.


agricultural work

, Puebla Puebla and Monterrey (Monterrey, Mexico) . During the dry season, there is migration from the rural areas into the urban ones as most agricultural work takes place during the rainy season. Most farm work consists of the harvesting of fruit. The agricultural production supports an agro-industry which attracts workers from neighboring Jalisco and Michoacán . Most of Colima’s agriculture is based on perennial


monumental works

, Mexico * Ciudad de México, México There are three important artists from the 20th century, Carlos Bracho, Norberto Martínez and Teodoro Cano García. Active in the first half of the century, sculptor Carlos Bracho’s work has been compared to that of Juan Rulfo. His works have been done in plaster, bronze, terracotta and green onyx and include monumental works which can be found in the cities of Xalapa, Puebla (Puebla, Puebla), Pachuca


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the Museo de la No Intervención (Museum of Non-Intervention). This is to commemorate a non-aggression pact signed by Mexico and Central American and two South American countries in the 1960s. The Museo de Guerra del Fuerte (Fort War Museum) de Loreto y Guadalupe is located in this fort as well. This museum contains cannons, shotguns, swords, documents and other objects related to this battle.

Galería de Arte Contemporaneo first Luis Alberto last Martínez Álvarez publisher Government of Puebla language Spanish trans_title Gallery of Contemporary Art archiveurl http: web.archive.org web 20101219193823 http: puebla.gob.mx index.php?option com_content&view article&id 242:galeria-de-arte-contemporaneo&catid 34:Museos&Itemid 58 archivedate 2010-12-19 date 2009-04-24 accessdate 2009-10-21 The '''Museo de José Mariano Bello y Acedo''' (José Mariano

Bello y Acedo Museum) was initially founded with the private collection of the Bello family, along with works donated by friends. It originally began as a private museum or pinacotheca. Upon José Mariano’s death, the house and collection was bequeathed to the city.


historical nature

. The façades also contain ironwork balconies, cornices and a crown. The house was left to the state by Alejandro Ruiz Olavarrieta in 1896. It was first used to house the first public museum in the city of Puebla. The collection contains more than 1,500 pieces of a historical nature.


artistic works

altar is octagonal, with four others oriented to the cardinal directions The complex consists of fourteen chapels in various styles with numerous artistic works such as the main cupola and the main altar, both decorated by Cristóbal de Villalpando. The façade is classified as late Baroque in transition to Neoclassical (Neoclassical architecture), with Doric (Doric order) and Corinthian (Corinthian order) columns. Its bell towers stand at just under 70 meters high, the tallest in Mexico. The seating in the choir is made of parquetry of fine woods, onyx and ivory of Moorish design. The two organs were donated by Charles V (Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor). In the crypt under the Cathedral, numerous statues of saints and angels made of onyx can be seen. '''Karla Verónica Jiménez Amezcua''' (born December 15, 1982 in Puebla (Puebla, Puebla), Puebla, Mexico) is a Mexican beauty pageant titleholder who represented her country in the 2006 Miss World (Miss World 2006) pageant, held in Warsaw, Poland on September 30, 2006.

Puebla, Puebla

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The city of '''Puebla''' ( A colonial era-planned city, it is located southeast of Mexico City and west of Mexico's main Atlantic (Atlantic ocean) port, Veracruz (Veracruz, Veracruz), on the main route between the two in Central Mexico. Julia Hirshberg, “Social Experiments in New Spain: A Prosopographical Study of the Early Settlement at Puebla de Los Angeles, 1531-1534” , Hispanic American Historical Review vol. 59, 1979.

The city was founded in 1531 in an area called Cuetlaxcoapan, which means "where serpents change their skin", in between of two of the main indigenous settlements at the time, Tlaxcala and Cholula (Cholula (Mesoamerican site)). Due to its history and architectural styles ranging from Renaissance (Renaissance architecture) to Mexican Baroque (Baroque architecture), the city was named a World Heritage Site in 1987. The city is also famous for mole poblano, chiles en nogada and Talavera pottery (Talavera (pottery)). However, most of its economy is based on industry.

Being both the fourth largest city in Mexico (List of largest cities in Mexico) and the fourth largest Metropolitan area in Mexico (metropolitan areas of Mexico), the city serves as one of the main hubs for eastern (Eastern Mexico) Central Mexico. Many students come from all over the country. The city is also important because of its industry, with the world's largest Volkswagen factory outside of Germany located in the Municipality of Cuautlancingo. Official Volkswagen AG webpage. (In German) As a result, many suppliers have opened factories in the city of Puebla.

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