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Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Temple of Santa Rosa de Viterbo

Templo de Santa Rosa de Viterbo

 
 
Temple of Santa Rosa de Viterbo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 29, 2015
1. Temple of Santa Rosa de Viterbo Marker
Inscription.
El Tte. Coronel de los Reales Ejércitos, José Velázquez de Lorea, costeó la edificación de este templo y claustros, obra del ingeniero Queretano Ignacio Mariano de las Casas, constructor del primer Reloj de Repetición en America; cuya carátula aún puede verse en la torre.
Año de 1752.
Comisión Local de Turismo – 1942.

English translation:
The Lieutenant Colonel of the Royal Armies, José Velázquez de Lorea, paid for the construction of this temple and residence halls, work of Ignacio Mariano de las Casas from Querétaro, builder of the first Repeating Clock in the Americas; whose face can still be seen in the tower of the temple.
Year 1752.
Local Tourism Commission – 1942.
 
Erected by Comisión Local de Turismo.
 
Location. 20° 35.291′ N, 100° 23.784′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro. Marker is on José María Arteaga. Click for map. 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. General José María Arteaga Magallanes (a few steps from this marker); Plaza Mariano de las Casas (within shouting distance of this marker); Ezequiel Montes Ledesma
Temple of Santa Rosa de Viterbo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 29, 2015
2. Temple of Santa Rosa de Viterbo Marker
The marker can be seen along the Temple wall, to the left of the left-most entrance door, below a window.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Fountain of Santa Rosa (within shouting distance of this marker); Fountain of Santo Domingo (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Convent and Temple of Santo Domingo de Guzman (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Old Oratory of San Felipe Neri (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Benito Juárez in Querétato (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
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Temple of Santa Rosa de Viterbo detail of butresses. image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 29, 2015
3. Temple of Santa Rosa de Viterbo detail of butresses.
Temple of Santa Rosa de Viterbo Repeating Clock image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 29, 2015
4. Temple of Santa Rosa de Viterbo Repeating Clock
The clock face mentioned in the marker. Note the minutes shown above the hours.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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