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Centro Histórico Religious Building/Site/Shrine

On the site of Mexico's first convent (1524), this 18th-century structure in a French neo-Gothic style has served as a barracks, a hotel, a circus, a theater, and a Methodist temple. On Independence Day in 1856 a conspiracy was uncovered here, leading to a temporary banishment of the convent's religious folk.

Religious Building/Site/Shrine

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Madero 7
Mexico City, Quintana Roo  06010, Mexico

55-5521–7331

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Rate Includes: Daily 7:30 am–9 pm

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