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Mexico, Oaxaca Sunday visit to Monastery Qilapam de Gerrero

Mexico, Oaxaca: Sunday visit to Kilyapam de Guerrero Monastery

As we donkened in Oaxaca for a long time, I had to actively explore the neighborhood map for interesting places. Decided if possible every weekend go somewhere. Monte Alban seen back in the past visit, Jerway El Agua, Mitlu and Tula too. More modest interesting.

Once I got a photo of a pretty monastery in the town of Kilyapam de Guerrero (Cuilapam de Guerrero). I went to watch this holiday sunday. I had to go on the already familiar taxi minibus, in which no security rules are not respected.

As we donkened in Oaxaca for a long time, I had to actively explore the neighborhood map for interesting places. Decided if possible every weekend go somewhere. Monte Alban seen back in the past visit, Jerway El Agua, Mitlu and Tula too. More modest interesting.

Once I got a photo of a pretty monastery in the town of Kilyapam de Guerrero (Cuilapam de Guerrero). I went to watch this holiday sunday. I had to go on the already familiar taxi minibus, in which no security rules are not respected.

Picture of this facade I just saw. Only came out of a taxi and immediately understood that it was not for nothing.

Now this monastery does not work, but, restoration work, apparently, are underway. For example, restore the colonnade from which only one pedestals remained.

Light, aerial and very atmospheric place.

Visitors were quite a bit and mostly local, although from Oaxacks here just 15 minutes.

Mexico, Oaxaca Sunday visit to Monastery Qilapam de Gerrero

Inside the museum is organized. You can find the ancient paintings on the walls, the courtyard and beautiful ceilings.

Apparently, once here was beautiful. By the way, these drawings do not even be protected from visitor – neither ropes are stretched to you, nor grandmothers with knitting needles in the corner.

Several times with Andriusix remembered the Syrian Krak de Cheval. Something this place reminded his atmosphere. In places it seemed that even the aromas in the air were twisted by some Syrian.

Before leaving Andrews, Baldened under the sun on the open terrace of the monastery, for which he paid in the evening with a twisted face))

Mexico, Oaxaca Sunday visit to Monastery Qilapam de Gerrero

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