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Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco

Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco
  • © UNESCO / José Gabriel M. Ruíz Lembo

Situated 14 km from San Miguel, the Jesuit sanctuary of Jésus de Nazareth de Atotonilco, (18th century), one of the finest examples of Baroque art and architecture in the New Spain, consists of a large church, and several smaller chapels, decorated with oil paintings by Rodriguez Juárez and mural paintings by Miguel Antonio Martínez de Pocasangre, example of the cultural exchange between European and Latin American cultures.

  • Publication Date: 30-06-2008
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