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Picture Postcard from Puebla: Part II. Churches

The beautiful cathedral in the city's main square - the Zocalo
We took so many photos in the beautiful colonial city of Puebla we couldn't fit them all into one post. Our first post showed some of the wonderful buildings. This one is a picture postcard of some of the incredible churches in the city. The cathedral is the famous one, but there are many others.

Cholula (a city within a city) also has great churches but we will save those for one more set of postcards!

On Friday and Saturday there is a fabulous light show

During the light show they demonstrate the changes to the building as it was being constructed

It's well worth a see if you are in the city
Iglesia de Santo Domingo is nothing spectacular from the outside

But inside the Iglesia de Santo Domingo is stunning.  And this is nothing compared to the chapel
The Capilla del Rosario (Rosary Chapel) inside Santa Domingo is incredible

It's a complete assault on the senses.  Like a gold bomb went off. 

The Templo de San Francisco dates back to 1550 and was completed in 1767.
Compared to some of the other churches the inside of Templo de San Francisco is simple
The outside of Templo de San Francisco is beautifully preserved
One of the prettiest: Santuario de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe near Paseo Bravo. 
This beautiful church is in the equally wonderful Carmen neighborhood. Templo de Nuestra Señora del Carmen
This was one of the most unusual churches.  I am not sure of it's name.  Maybe La inmaculada Concepción

Such a narrow street : Tough to get a good picture of Templo del Espiritu Santo La Compania
Another example of well preserved tile work at Templo de San Marcos Evangelista

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