Hernán Cortés’ House

The first house that the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés built in Mexico using corals and river stone as main materials,  survives between the arms of centuries-old trees that have covered it during the last five centuries.

The house is standing thanks to the roots from trees around the dwelling that were responsible for strutting and fixing their stones and walls.

Built in the town of La Antigua, in the state of Veracruz, Mexico, in the 16th century.

The house keeps its main entrance, an oven to make bread, the foundations and part of the walls of multiple rooms, it is a great example of syncretism of two cultures.

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