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The Convent of La Concepción

 
 
The Convent of La Concepción Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 18, 2018
1. The Convent of La Concepción Marker
Inscription.  

Aquí estuvo el más grande y antiguo convento de monjas que hubo en la Nueva España: el de la Concepción, fundado en 1540.

English translation:
Here was the largest and oldest convent of nuns that existed in New Spain: that of La Concepción, founded in 1540.
 
Erected by Ciudad de México.
 
Location. 19° 26.305′ N, 99° 8.352′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Belisario Domínguez just west of Héroes de 57, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Belisario Domínguez 8, Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Convent of La Concepción (within shouting distance of this marker); The Chapel of the Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Aquiles Serdán (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Parish of San Lorenzo, Deacon and Martyr
The Convent of La Concepción Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 18, 2018
2. The Convent of La Concepción Marker
The marker is to the left of the entrance doors in this view towards the west.
(about 150 meters away); Guglielmo Marconi (about 180 meters away); Cámara de Diputados (about 240 meters away); The Church of San Andrés (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Teatro Iturbide (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
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The Convent of La Concepción image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 18, 2018
3. The Convent of La Concepción
This view of the convent is roughly towards the east.
The main altar of the Convent of La Concepción image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 18, 2018
4. The main altar of the Convent of La Concepción
The dome of the Convent of La Concepción image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 18, 2018
5. The dome of the Convent of La Concepción
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 30 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 2, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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