Mexican National Cathedral

Mexican National Cathedral

     This cathedral called the “National Cathedral,” or “The Metropolitan Cathedral.” Its architecture is rich in Mexican art, history, and culture. The National Cathedral was one the site of an ancient Aztec precinct. The Cathedral was built between 1573 and 1813 after the Spanish conquest of Tenochtitlan and is considered one of Mexico City’s must see attractions.

          Many visitors from different countries are very interested in the Mexican History or the architecture and one of the first thing they say that they have been to nearly all the great cathedrals of Spain, France, or Italy but The Metropolitan Cathedral  is amazing in hundreds of different ways than the others.

          The Cathedral include five naves and 16 chapels, a paintings by famous Mexican and Spanish artists,and an impressive organ. Inside the Cathedral the Altar of Forgiveness is entirely covered with gold leaves. The National Cathedral has been considered Mexican cultural identity.

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One Response to Mexican National Cathedral

  1. Hello,
    My name is Anna Hamer. I work at the Mint Museum of Art and we are interested in using your beautiful photos in a permanent exhibition of Spanish colonial cathedrals. Could you e-mail AP.intern@mintmuseum.org so we can talk about the rights to your photos, prices ect. That would be greatly appreciated! Beautiful photos.
    Thanks,
    Anna Hamer

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