Wiki Loves Monuments 2012: the Mexican finalists

Guachimontones Jalisco - Esteban Tucci, 1st place.  Wiki Loves Monuments 2012 Mexico.
Guachimontones Jalisco – Esteban Tucci, 1st place. Wiki Loves Monuments 2012 Mexico.

As part of Wiki Loves Monuments 2012 in Mexico, more than 700 participants contributed over 10,000 photos. Volunteers organized several events, including a photo tour through the streets of Mexico City’s historic center. While a tour guide explained the rich background of the city’s monuments, participants snapped photos of the Old College of San Ildefonso, the archaeological site of the Temple of Mexico-Tenochtitlan and the baroque architecture on Donceles Street.
The top photos feature a number of Mexico’s religious buildings and several of the country’s archaeological zones. Participant Jaime Flores came in first with a beautiful image of the Franciscan convent of Tecamachalco, Puebla. Other highlights include beautiful photos of the Misión Santiago de Jalpan, the Altarpiece of the Temple of La Enseñanza and the Hacienda de Chautla in Puebla. Congratulations to the Mexican finalists!
Organizers with Wikimedia Mexico have set up a photo exhibition and tour (with help from a Wikimedia Foundation grant) that begins today, 28 November. For more information about Wiki Loves Monuments visit http://www.wikilovesmonuments.org or see more pictures of the Mexican finalists here.
Zoe Bernard, Communications Intern
Convento de Tecamachalco, 1st place, Wiki Loves Monuments 2012 Mexico
Convento de Tecamachalco, 2nd Place, Wiki Loves Monuments 2012 Mexico

El Castillo relejando en el lago — Ex-Hacienda de Chautla, 2nd Place.  Wiki Loves Monuments 2012 Mexico.
El Castillo relejando en el lago — Ex-Hacienda de Chautla, 2nd Place. Wiki Loves Monuments 2012 Mexico.

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Great Sharing by WikiMedia, We always love Wikipedia for such creative efforts. Thanks WikiMedia

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