Museo Regional de Tlaxcala

East of Mexico City

The Museo Regional de Tlaxcala has a large collection of religious paintings and a few pre-Hispanic sculptures and artifacts.

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A branch of the museum that holds interesting temporary exhibits and a good permanent collection of contemporary Mexican art.

5. Zócalo

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It’s easy to pass an afternoon reading or just people-watching in Tlaxcala’s shady, spacious zócalo. The 16th-century Palacio Municipal, a former grain…

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