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4 Nte. No. 202
Atlixco, Puebla
one block of the Zocalo
Free Entrance
Open daily, from 10 am to 6 pm

About Exconvent del Carmen

Built between 1600 and 1620 it is bordered by a huge fence that covers approximately two blocks and is a clear example of the baroque style of the time. When the religious were cloistered in 1853 the place was turned into a trail, then government offices, school (when they throw their tower), jail and barracks for federal troops. It is now known as the Carmen Cultural Center and houses a small archaeological museum.

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