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Puebla

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“Puebla de los Ángeles” The legend tells that one night- September 28, 1530- Fray Julián Garcés, Bishop of Tlaxcala, dreamed of a wide green valley surrounded by clear rivers in which the angels came down and traced a city with golden threads with straight streets , just like a chessboard; finding thus, the ideal place to begin with the foundation of the “Very Noble and Very Loyal City of Puebla de los Ángeles”. It was named after Queen Elizabeth of Portugal in 1532 and officially founded on April 16, 1531. The architecture of the city dates from the sixteenth century with a Renaissance style, the religious architecture of the seventeenth century to the decorations in mortar and plaster of the eighteenth century. The late Neoclassical Architecture is present in the nineteenth century and finally the city of Puebla lives a transition in architecture…

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