Windows with Security Bars and Grilles from Mexico and Guatemala

A collection of windows from Mexico (and a few from neighboring Guatemala) with security bars, gratings and grilles.

Talavera tile wall and a barred window in Puebla, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Talavera tile wall and a barred window in Puebla, MexicoCurtains and geraniums soften the effect of a barred window in a blue wall in Mexico City, my favourite city in the world.
Curtains and geraniums soften the effect of a barred window in a blue wall in Mexico CityOrange walls backdrop a large philodendron in Coyacan, a pricey neighbourhood in Mexico City, where you can visit Frida Kahlo’s house, the Casa Azul.l. Orange walls backdrop a large philodendron in Coyacan, MexicoThis grille is not to keep people out but to keep the vegetation in! (San Angel, another neighbourhood in Mexico City)
Barred window keeping the vegetation in, San Angel, a neighbourhood in Mexico CityA barred window in a turquoise and dark red wall in Talpa, Mexico.A barred window in a turquoise and dark red wall in Talpa, MexicoA coloured wall and barred window in Mascota, a ‘Pueblo Magico’ on the Sierra Madres Occidental on the Pacific coast. A coloured wall and barred window in Mascota, a 'Pueblo Magico' on the Sierra Madres Occidental on the Pacific coast of MexicoA barred window in a colourful wall in Mascota, Mexico.A barred window in a colourful wall in Mascota, MexicoA wall with barred windows in Colima, a small city where we were adopted… A wall with barred windows in Colima, MexicoOval window with rejas (decorative grilles) in Taxco, Mexico.oval window with rejas (decorative grilles) in Taxco, MexicoThis gorgeous collection of three decorative barred windows is from Antigua in Guatemala, I just added them in because I have nowhere else to put them.
Decorative barred window in a weathered wall in Antigua, GuatemalaDecorative barred window in a gold wall in Antigua, GuatemalaDecorative barred window in a pale gold wall in Antigua, Guatemala

5 responses to “Windows with Security Bars and Grilles from Mexico and Guatemala

  1. Lovely photos of some wonderful windows. I love that so many “security bars” look much more like delightful decorations. Imagination at work! Thank you!

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