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Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Chapel of the Expiration

 
 
Chapel of the Expiration Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 18, 2018
1. Chapel of the Expiration Marker
Inscription.  
Capilla de la Expiración.
Formó parte del Convento de Santo Domingo. Alberga al Cristo de la Expiración, escultura del siglo XVII regalada por Carlos V a la Nueva España.

English translation:
Chapel of the Expiration
This chapel was part of the Convent of Santo Domingo. It houses the Christ of the Expiration, a 17th century sculpture given by Charles V to New Spain.
 
Location. 19° 26.274′ N, 99° 8.042′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Calle Belisario Domínguez just west of Calle República de Brasil, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Salón Madrid (a few steps from this marker); Plaza and Portal of Santo Domingo (within shouting distance of this marker); The Beginning of the Camino Real de Tierra Adentro (within shouting distance of this marker); A Memorial Site to Slavery and African Populations and Descendants
Chapel of the Expiration and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 18, 2018
2. Chapel of the Expiration and Marker
The marker is to the right of the entrance doors to the church.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Temple of Santo Domingo (within shouting distance of this marker); Servando Teresa de Mier (within shouting distance of this marker); House of the Adelantados of New Galicia (within shouting distance of this marker); Ex-Palace of the Inquisition (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Chapel of the Expiration and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 18, 2018
3. Chapel of the Expiration and Marker
This view is towards the west along Calle Belisario Domínguez. The building to the right of the chapel, now a restaurant, has ghost lettering for when it was a branch of the Banco Nacional de México (National Bank of Mexico).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 21, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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