Plaza Hidalgo and Cultural Centers

Plaza Hidalgo is a beautiful square that hosts the most representative artistic and cultural events in the city. To the east, the Salvador Ferrando Museum exhibits works by this portrait painter and other regional artists, as well as old pieces portraying everyday life in the city. Both spaces are connected by the Plaza de Doña Martha, around which the city was founded in the mid-16th century.

Close by is the Agustín Lara Cultural Center, a place for jarocho artistic expression; it has a ballet show and a permanent trophy exhibition, newspaper clippings and photographs of the musician and poet, Agustín Lara, Salvador Ferrando and Alberto Fuster, as well as an exhibition of paintings by artists from the newer generations such as the young Eric Arana.

Another place of interest is the Teatro Netzahualcoyotl, from the end of the 19th century. Its stage was the scene for great operas and zarzuelas from Europe; later with the arrival of film, it became a cinema, and it was consecutively transformed into a boxing ring, a warehouse, and a municipal prison. Today it is an artistic space and joins the other heritage buildings that have turned Tlacotalpan into a truly unique city.





Parque Hidalgo, Centro, Tlacotalpan, Ver., México

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