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Cacaxtla is an archaeological site in the southern state of Tlaxcala, Mexico, with 19 ° 14'40 coordinates N 98 ° 20'23 O, in the town of Nativitas; Its name comes from the Nahuatl word cacaxtli or cacaxtle, which refers to the baskets of books used by the


Cacaxtla.- This site was developed between 600 BC and 100 AD by the Olmeca-xicalancas groups that dominated much of the Puebla-Tlaxcala valley. Its decline happened around 1100 d.c. For probable defensive issues, the ceremonial center was located on a natural elevation overlooking valley. It highlights many buildings and structures of various construction overlapping times. They are surrounded by large moats and a sample of pre-Hispanic mural, the largest found to date. It measures approximately 200 square meters


Huamantla is located 42 kilometers from Tlaxcala. Upon the arrival of the Spanish Cortes was established a few days in this area inhabited by Otomi, waiting news messenger he had sent to the Dominions of the Republic of Tlaxcala.
San Luis Huamantla was founded on October 18, 1534, the land of brave warriors like Tlahuicole field where great battles were fought like Tecoac in 1876 when General Porfirio Diaz defeated the American army. Huamantla the Eroica, the Brava, but

Cattle ranches : a secret of Tlaxcala

Haciendas of Mexico , a new splendor
 The haciendas of Mexico is the ideal destination for the traveler seeking more than just a luxury hotel . History and culture are twinned with the luxury and service excellence to offer a comprehensive and exclusive experience . These majestic buildings , reflecting the luxury and good taste of past centuries , have been preserved to be now in places of relaxation and enjoyment. Almost all states in the central and southern Mexico will offer a large number of farms to visit and stay in them , each proposes a different style, a journey in time you will not want to return. Built between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries , the plantations were production centers that maintained colonial Mexico economy after independent country. There were processed minerals mined . Also raised cattle and produced sugar , pulque , tequila , coffee , wine , cereals and even cocoa .

The estates were surrounded by large tracts of land governed by the "big house" , residence and office of the owner. Its superb architecture and interior design replicated the trends of the times , though local adaptations that gave them a unique style by region of the country. Over time, some farms were abandoned and today only some of its walls standing , others remain low producing new methods. Fortunately, many have regained their splendor and have become unique travel experience : an irresistible opportunity to go back in the past and enjoy the luxury that lived centuries those moguls . You can


Un estado tranquilo, donde la naturaleza es el principal escenario de todas las actividades que desees realizar... Un sin fin de actividades recreativas y del deporte ... Una gastronomia exquisita, única y detallada desde su preparación hasta que llega a tu paladar. Y ... Fiestas bravas que se viven en Tlaxcala y sus comunidades


  Catedral Ntra. Sra. de la Asunción (Antes ex-convento de San Francisco).
Monumental conjunto de 1537 que consta de dos atrios, en uno de los cuales se representaron las primeras obras de teatro en náhuatl. La fachada del ex convento es austera, en contraste con su interior, que alberga verdaderas obras de arte, y donde destaca su techo artesonado estilo mudéjar, uno de los más grandes y mejor conservados de América.

Museo Regional de Tlaxcala:
Edificio de dos plantas que albergan a nueve salas en las que se ofrece un panorama cronológico de la entidad. Museo Vivo de Artes y Tradiciones Populares: Rescata, difunde y comercializa la interminable y rica variedad de productos elaborados por los artesanos de la entidad, en los que
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