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Of Cultural Interest in Veracruz

7 of cultural interest in Veracruz

Of Cultural Interest in Veracruz
Estate El Lencero
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A Mexican hacienda as you imagine it to be, the typical image of large house with patios, balconies and balustrades, large stables, wells and warehouses, a church with a square belfry tower. The Lancero is a museum of everyday history, and not only of the nobility, but also of the common people. We arrived with our guide, and after paying the entrance visited the garden first, with its giant fig tree and many trails with laurels. On one side, there is a spring thanks to a small lake. The story told to us by the guide dates back five centuries , when one of Cortes' soldiers received one of the first "Mercedes Reales" these constituted the ten inns with permission on the road from the city of Veracuz. From the 18th century, its use expandedits for livestock and cultivation and the processing of sugar cane. The story ends in 1842 when General Antonio Lopez de St. Anna bought the estate and lived for periods, when he inhabited the Presidential Palace, no less than 11 times in 34 years. Once closed and sold the property was looted, burned and abandoned until 1935 when itwas recovered and returned all former glory. One legend, not proved, saysthat the stone cross in the garden belonged to Cortes, hence its name ...
Of Cultural Interest in Veracruz
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Of Cultural Interest in Veracruz
The Veracruz River Mouth
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Walking on the boulevard at sunrise or sunset is a very pleasant experience. In the background is the Hotel Camino Real and a few new condo towers in this exceptional area of ​​Puerto de Veracruz.
Of Cultural Interest in Veracruz
Rancho Nuevo
This is definitely my favorite spot. To see the turtles and being part of the process of spawning is a memorable experience.
Of Cultural Interest in Veracruz
Of Cultural Interest in Veracruz
Of Cultural Interest in Veracruz
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