Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Puebla cathedral

Construction of the cathedral began in November 1575, was stopped in 1626, and was subsequently restarted in 1640 when the bishop of Puebla, Juan de Palafox, was ordered by the king to finish it. it has two towers, the tallest in Mexico, one of which has no bells. According to legend, an underground river passes under that tower and if bells were placed in it, the tower would collapse.
The interior is truly beautiful.

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