Meet the Gertrudis Bocanegra Public Library : a living mural
The Viceroyalty Museum occupies what was once the Jesuit College. Today it houses the most important collection of works of art from the 17th and 18th centuries.
TOUR BY THE TEMPLE OF SAN FRANCISCO JAVIER
Your walk continues to the great Plaza Hidalgo where you can stop in front of the huge carved stone cross of the Church of San Francisco Javier; look how its façade stretches to touch the sky. Look at the beautiful decoration of flowers and leaves extending to the interior. Let its twelve altarpieces tell you what Mexico was like 300 years ago.
VISIT THE VICEROYALTY MUSEUM
Explore the corners of this majestic space and visit its 21 rooms. The flowers, leaves, angels and cherubim captured in paintings, sculptures, and engravings in stone will make you feel in heaven. Walk through the different levels of the old school. Visit the exhibition of the crowned nuns and get emotional with the sweet faces that art immortalized centuries ago. Walk through the gardens and give yourself time for relaxation and meditation as the Jesuit teachers did.
Discover what Mexico sounds like and travel the most beautiful corners of our country through its beat