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I went to see these murals with a friend. Neither of us knew anything about them. They were absolutely fantastic! We were there for well over an hour, surrounded by an enthusiastic crowd that was seemingly as blown away as we were.
One interesting thing about this site is that it us a working government buildings. Staffers will rush by on the way to meetings while you admire the murals. Tlaxcala is an indigenous area that was never conquered by the Aztecs. Politically astute, these folks sided...More
Trying getting there early morning and have breakfast in the beautiful, tranquil plaza. Time goes by slower there and you can really take in the feeling of Tlaxcala while there. The buildings are beautiful but the murals are SO beautiful and lively that you will...More
Listening and watching the colorful paintings and Murals of the goverment palace , will be more easy to understand the reasons that did that Tlaxcala joined the spanish conquers in their fight with aztecas.
Came upon these murals by chance. Wanted to see the old building and found these. Colorful depiction of the Mayan/Aztec (?) world as presented by a contemporary artist in the Mexican muralist tradition. We did not hire the local guide. Should have done so. Worth...More
I can't say enough about the murals at the government palace. We had a guide on the day after to explained many of the scenes we saw painted in the murals. The history of Tlaxcala and Cholula are somewhat bloody before the Spanish ever arrived,...More