Once Hidden in Plain Sight and Surprisingly Ignored: The Great Pyramid of Cholula — Era of Light

Mesoamerica is home to a number of pyramids. Some of these pyramids are quite well-known, whilst others are much more obscure. Despite being recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as the largest pyramid in the world, one of the less familiar pyramids is the Great Pyramid of Cholula. It should be mentioned

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Meet the city of 365 churches — Aleteia — Catholic Spirituality, Lifestyle, World News, and Culture

Does this city really have, as they say, a church for every day of the year?The short answer is no: Cholula, in central Mexico does not have, in fact, 365 churches. But that does not mean the city was nicknamed “the city of 365 churches” out of sheer caprice. When in Cholula, one could visit Read More…

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Puebla — Mundosobrerodas

Puebla was founded in 1531 and lays at the foot of the Volcan Popocatepetl. Most of the historic downtown still retains much Spanish colonial architecture: facades covered in detailed mosaics, buildings with inner patios, and combinations of bricks, tiles, and artistic designs in white mortar. Puebla is one of those towns that you could spend […]

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