Palacio del Obispado

Monterrey Cerro del Obispado Baroque architecture
Palacio del Obispado on Cerro del Obispado in Monterrey

The Palacio del Obispado, Spanish for Bishop's Palace, is located in Monterrey, Nuevo León state, Northeastern Mexico. It contains a museum.

The Palace was constructed on the slopes of a hill, later named Cerro del Obispado (Bishop Hill) after its principal building.

Architecture

Baroque style stone facade of the tower

The Bishop's Palace was built in the Spanish colonial Baroque style. The domed tower has a carved stone facade.

It is one of the city's oldest buildings, completed by the end of the 18th century.

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Coordinates: 25°40′24.50″N 100°20′31.84″W / 25.6734722°N 100.3421778°W / 25.6734722; -100.3421778