Mexican museum explores history of Manila to Acapulco trade route

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“Tornaviaje” or ‘Return Voyage’ is a new exhibit featuring artifacts from the Manila-Acapulco maritime trade route from 1565 to 1815. A new exhibit in Puebla City in Mexico is entitled Tornaviaje: The China Galleon and the Baroque in Mexico.

 

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Interior of Museo Internacional del Barroco

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Interior of Museo Internacional del BarrocoThe introduction to the exhibition reads: “The return voyage turned Mexico into a bridge linking many countries. Indigenous and European cultures melded with Asian traditions, which gave rise to multiple baroque identities.”

 

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