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Category:Tepotzotlán

English: Tepotzotlán is a city and a municipality in the Mexico state of Mexico. It is located 40 km northeast of Mexico City about a 45-minute drive along the Mexico City-Querétaro at marker number 41. In Aztec times, the area was the center of a dominion that negotiated to keep most of its independence in return with being allied with the Aztec Triple Alliance. Later, it would also be part of a “Republic of the Indians,” allowing for some autonomy under Spanish rule as well. The town became a major educational center during the colonial period when the Jesuits established the College of San Francisco Javier. The college complex that grew from its beginnings in 1580 would remain an educational center until 1914.
Español: Tepotzotlán es un pueblo en el municipio homónimo del estado de México, México. El municipio forma parte de la zona metropolitana del Valle de México. Localizado a 43.5 Km al noreste del centro de la ciudad de México, su principal atractivo turístico es el Museo Nacional del Virreinato, el cual utiliza como infraestructura lo que fue el Colegio Jesuita de San Martín y San Francisco Javier, así como el templo de San Pedro Apóstol. Está catalogado como Pueblo mágico de México.

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