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Temple Patrosinio

May 27, 2011 | Uncategorized Author: admin

No one knows for sure when the first temple of Patrosinio was built. But in the middle of the XIX century, he was in such a deplorable state that the then Archbishop of Oaxaca decided to radically rebuild it. What was done in 1854 - 1855. But, judging by the current state of the temple, since then it has never been mounted. It would be time. Yet a historical monument.

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Kingdom of balloons

May 27, 2011 | Uncategorized Author: admin

The square in front of the cathedral is never empty - neither in the afternoon, nor in the morning, nor in the evening. There are always a lot of locals and tourists. But all of them are just guests. The real owners of this square are the sellers of colorful balloons.

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May 28, 2011 at 12.00 “World without visas” in St. Petersburg

May 27, 2011 | Uncategorized Author: admin

May 28, 2011 at the University in St. Petersburg, I will talk about the project "World without visas" - about the Around the World, a trip to Nepal and Central America. At this meeting there will be other participants in the World without a Visa project: Sasha Bogomolov, Oleg Semichev, Violetta Shanina, Irina Shcheglova and Slava Krasko (he preferred to create his own project, although he was invited to join us from the very beginning).
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Square with cacti

May 27, 2011 | Uncategorized Author: admin

The square in front of the Cathedral of St. Dominic differs from any other square in Mexico in that it has a large plantation of cacti. But people are not going to come here to look at the cactus. Here they hold competitions of children's drawings, weddings and folk festivals are held.

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Park El Llano

May 27, 2011 | Uncategorized Author: admin

El Llano Park, located opposite the Church of Mary of Guadalupe, is popular with locals. People come here to have a rest from the bustle of the central streets and squares. Here they organize concerts and mass events, mass races and gatherings. When I got there, demonstrations by local rescue workers were held there. They showed and explained what, how and why they are doing.

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Modern Art Museum

May 27, 2011 | Uncategorized Author: admin

In the very center of Oaxaca, just 100 meters from the cathedral collection on the territory of the old mansion, a museum of modern art was created. When I got into it, there was an exhibition of William Kentridge (William Kentridge).

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Cathedral

May 27, 2011 | Uncategorized Author: admin

The cathedral stands in the heart of Oaxaca. On Saturdays it is especially crowded when grooms and brides from all over the city come here to get married.

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Benito Juarez House Museum

May 26, 2011 | Uncategorized Author: admin

Benito Pablo Juárez García (Benito Pablo Juárez García, 1806 - 1872), was born into a poor Zapotec family near Oaxaca. After the revolution and the war of independence in 1867-1872. he was the president of Mexico - and still is the only president of Mexico from the Indians. It is not surprising that in Oaxaca, where he was governor for some time, they created a house-museum dedicated to him.

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Church of the Dominican Monastery

May 26, 2011 | Uncategorized Author: admin

The Temple of St. Dominic (Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzmán) is preserved from the once huge Dominican monastery (part of its buildings also survived in the neighborhood). Construction of the monastery began in 1570 and lasted the next 200 years. During the wars of independence at the end of the 19th century, the monastery was closed down, and barracks for soldiers were made in cells.

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Basilica of Soledad

May 26, 2011 | Uncategorized Author: admin

Soledad Basilica (Basilica de la Soledad) - the main religious center of the entire state of Oaxaca - was built in 1682 - 1690 to store the sacred image of the Virgin Mary Soledad, the patron saint of Oaxaca. The statue, decorated with 600 diamonds and a gold crown, since then is constantly kept in this church. In the 1980s, the robbers nevertheless stole the crown and since then a copy has been placed in its place.

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