Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Ex-convent and Temple of San Francisco
Ex-convento y Templo de San Francisco
a mediados del siglo XVI. Contribuyeron en
su edificación las familias Echaide, Godínez
y Guerrero. En las obras del siglo XVII, templo
y claustro principal, intervino el arquitecto José
de Bayas Delgado. En el atrio hubo cuatro
capillas, éstas se destruyeron en el siglo XIX.
El convento es ahora el Museo
Regional de Querétaro.
Founded in the mid-1500s, this was the first
convent in the city. The families of Echaide,
Godínez and Guerrero contributed to its
completion. Architect José de Bayas Delgado
directed the works of the 17th Century, the
temple and principal monastery. The atrium
used to contain four chapels that were
destroyed in the 19th Century. Today, the
convent is the Regional Museum of
Erected by Unidos por Querétaro.
Location. 20° 35.586′ N, 100° 23.496′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro. Click for map. The marker and temple is at the corner of Andador Cinco de Mayo and Carretera Querétaro-Chichimequillas. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76000, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Royal Inland Road (about 90 Monument to Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez (about 90 meters away); Monument Dedicated to "La Corregidora" (about 90 meters away); Residence of Epigmenio and Emeterio González (about 90 meters away); The Great Convent of San Francisco (about 120 meters away); Ignacio Pérez (about 150 meters away); Temple and Convent of San Antonio (about 180 meters away); Francisco León de la Barra (about 180 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 197 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.