Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico — The Central Highlands
The Virgin of Guadalupe and Juan Diego
1970 Año del Encuentro Guadalupano
Near this location on the morning of Saturday, December 9, 1531, the Mother of God spoke for the first time with Juan Diego. In the afternoon, that same day, and on the afternoon of Sunday, December 10th, she spoke with him again. On December 12th in the morning, Juan Diego collected the miraculous roses from this site.
1970 Year of Guadalupe
Location. 19° 29.162′ N, 99° 6.96′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal. Marker can be reached from Calzada de Guadalupe just from Zumarraga. Click for map. The marker is to the right of the entrance to the Tepeyac Chapel at the very top of Tepeyac Hill at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tepeyac Chapel (a few steps from this marker); José María Morelos y Pavón Stopped to Pray Here (about 90 meters away, measured The Banner of Atotonilco and the Parish of the Natives (about 90 meters away); The Parish of the Natives (about 90 meters away); Chapel of the Well (about 120 meters away); Francisco Primo de Verdad y Ramos (about 150 meters away); The Reign of Cuauhtemoctzin (approx. 4.4 kilometers away); Momoztli: a neighborhood altar (approx. 4.4 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
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