The Hospicio Cabanas, built at beginning of the 19th century to provide care and shelter for the disadvantaged and the weak. This remarkable complex was unique for its time. It is also notable for the harmonious relationship between the open and built spaces, the simplicity of its design, and its size. In the early 20th century, the chapel was decorated with a series of murals by Jose Clemente Orozco, which is now considered one of the masterpieces of Mexican art. The Hospicio Cabanas is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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