Baroque Decoration of the Eastern Facade of Mexico City's Metropolitan Tabernacle
The ornate eastern facade of the Metropolitan Tabernacle has depictions of Old Testament scenes. Adjacent to the Metropolitan Catheral, facing the Zocalo, the Metropolitan Tabernacle (Spanish: Sagrario Metropolitana) was built by Lorenzo Rodríguez in the Baroque style between 1749 and 1760. It was designed to to house the archives and vestments of the archbishop. It also functioned and continues to function as a place to receive Eucharist and register parishioners.
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