The 6 municipalities of Edomex that make up the Ruta Encuentro con Sor Juana. Visit them!

Juana Inés de Asbaje Ramírez de Santillana, better known as Sor Juana Ines De La Cruz or Juana de Asbaje, was a Hieronymite nun, New Spain writer and exponent of the Golden Age of Spanish literature.

If you want to know a little more about his life and work, either alone or in the company of your friends and family, visit “The Route Encounter with Sor Juana” located in the area of ​​Los Volcanes which in turn is made up of six municipalities of the State of Mexico.

These are amecameca, Ayapango, Ozumba Y Tepetlixpaconsidered Charming Towns, as well as Air Tenango Y Tlalmanalcowhich offer you a nature, adventure, religious and gastronomic tourism experience.

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Ex Hacienda Panoaya

The Charming Town of Amecameca has gained fame for its proximity to the Cortes Passaccess door to the Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl volcanoeswhich makes the eyes of professional and non-professional photographers capture majestic postcards.

While in the Ex Hacienda Panoayawhere Juana Inés de Asbaje Ramírez de Santillana lived from three to eight years old, you can admire the rooms, the garden and the chapel.

You can also visit the green areas where you can carry out activities such as horse riding, zip line And till live with deer, sheep and goats in the space known as the Petting Deer Park.

For lovers of religious tourism you can tour the Parish of Our Lady of the Assumption, Dominican style built between 1554-1562. Also found the Sanctuary of the Lord of Sacromontebuilt on pre-Hispanic pyramidal ruins.

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Ayapango, Mexico

Ayapango, also a Charming Town in the State of Mexico, preserves its old houses with gabled roofs and central patios adorned with flowers. Walking through its central streets you can identify The French House Y The Big houserepresentatives of local architecture.

One of the religious sites to visit in the entity is the Former convent of Santiago Apóstolwhose Baroque tower has beautiful Solomonic columns, as well as a huge atrium surrounded by a crenellated wall.

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Ozumba, Mexico

For its part, OzumbaCharming Town, is located at the foot of the Popocatépetl volcano, in this destination you can admire the Ex-convent and Parish of the Immaculate Conceptiona Franciscan complex from the 16th century that preserves its Baroque style.

Inside there are various altarpieces in Baroque, Churrigueresque and Solomonic styles. In this destination, it is a must to walk through the municipal street market that is installed every Tuesday and taste food from the region.

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Tenando del Aire, Edomex

The Encounter with Sor Juana Route continues in Air Tenangowhere a must-see is the Wooden House Museumdedicated to applied arts, which has various exhibition halls referring to the Pre-Hispanic, Colonial, Independence, Juarista and Revolution periods, among others.

Other sites that stand out in this destination are the Parish and Ex-convent of San Juan Bautistathe Cuajomac Ranch and the Wall Cultural Space.

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Tepetlixpa, Edomex

Tepetlixpa It is a Charming Town surrounded by history and the cradle of the Tenth Muse. In this destination it is unmissable to visit the Regional Center of Culture and Juana Inés Museumin the community of Nepantla, an enclosure that protects the vestiges of the place where Sor Juana was born, on November 12, 1648.

In the gastronomic corridor of the municipality of Tepelixpa you cannot miss tasting a delicious cecina and other dishes from the region.

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Tlalmanalco, Edomex

Finally, in Tlalmanalco You can start the visit at Main Squareflanked by portals, with its typical kiosk on one side, in addition to the Municipal Palace, housed in the old Betlemita Hospital, and the imposing Franciscan convent complex dedicated to San Luis Obispo, whose temple looks impressive with the Iztaccihuatl looming in the distance.

However, the most valuable part of the convent complex is the open chapelone of the most admired works of colonial architecture in the country.

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