Church of San Bernardino Tlaxcalancingo--page 1 (of three pages)

late 18th century

Details on the facade


Sunburst motif at the base of the tower

This design records the tiling of the facade in 1782.

Entrance gate into the church precinct

Many Mexican church have enclosed spaces with dramatic entrance gates--as a way of delineating scared space.

Outdoor confessional


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