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Centro Histórico in Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
 

Temple of the Holy Trinity

 
 
Temple of the Holy Trinity Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 11, 2018
1. Temple of the Holy Trinity Marker
Inscription.  

Templo de la Santísima Trinidad. Su construcción se atribuye al arquitecto Lorenzo Rodríguez, autor del Sagrario Metropolitano. Destaca la ornamentación de su fachada barroca.

English translation:
Temple of the Holy Trinity. Its construction is attributed to the architect Lorenzo Rodríguez, author of the Metropolitan Sanctuary. The ornamentation of its Baroque façade stands out.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraMan-Made Features.
 
Location. 19° 25.987′ N, 99° 7.617′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de México. It is in Centro Histórico. Marker is at the intersection of De la Santísima and Emiliano Zapata, on the right when traveling north on De la Santísima. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francisco Cervantes de Salazar (within shouting distance of this marker); José María de Agreda y Sánchez (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Hospital Amor de Dios (about 210 meters
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away); Real Seminario de Minería (about 210 meters away); House of Íñigo Noriega (about 210 meters away); Miguel Cabrera (about 240 meters away); Temple of Santa Teresa La Nueva (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Nidjei Israel Synagogue (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
 
Regarding Temple of the Holy Trinity. Construction on the temple began in 1667 and has been almost constant due to its sinking and settling into the soft mud of what used to be a lakebed under Mexico City.
 
Temple of the Holy Trinity and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 11, 2018
2. Temple of the Holy Trinity and Marker
The marker is to the right of the main entryway to the temple.
Baroque stonework on the side entrance of the Temple of the Holy Trinity image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 11, 2018
3. Baroque stonework on the side entrance of the Temple of the Holy Trinity
An interior view of the altar of the Temple of the Holy Trinity image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 11, 2018
4. An interior view of the altar of the Temple of the Holy Trinity
A view of the tower of the Temple of the Holy Trinity image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 11, 2018
5. A view of the tower of the Temple of the Holy Trinity
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 28, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 132 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 28, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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