The Pleistocene in Talpa de Allende
Talpa de Allende, Jalisco
Explore the corners of this Pueblo Mágico (Magic Town) and immerse yourself in the treasures that it hides.
SIGHTSEEING IN SOMBRERETE
Explore the old cobbled streets of Sombrerete and enjoy the splendor of the beautiful viceregal houses, parks and churches that hold the histories of indigenous communities, missionaries and conquistadors.
VISIT THE CHAPEL OF SANTA VERACRUZ
When you visit the Chapel of Santa Veracruz, which is very close to the Temple of St. Francis of Assisi, you’ll be carried away by its imposing elegance. Admire the beautiful reddish façade. Closely examine the intricate work of the gate, which features exquisite details that adorn the moldings of its frame. Two pillars with baroque ornaments carved in mineral color, flank a semicircular arch.
EXPLORE THE TEMPLE
Feel the mystical atmosphere that surrounds you as you enter the temple. Study the exquisite two-body altar dedicated to the Virgin of Solitude, which is topped by a wood-carved golden altarpiece. As you walk through the temple, check out the old wooden floor, it provides an insight into the rich history of the structure and learn about the more than 130 crypts that lie beneath.
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