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

Temple of Porta Coeli

 
 
Temple of Porta Coeli Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 12, 2018
1. Temple of Porta Coeli Marker
Inscription.  

Templo de Porta Coeli.
Formó parte del Antiguo Colegio de Santo Domingo de Porta Coeli. Sus muros están cubiertos con murales a base de mosaicos. Siglo XVIII.

English translation:
Temple of Porta Coeli.
This temple formed part of the Ex-College of Santo Domingo de Porta Coeli. Its walls are covered with murals made of mosaics. 18th century.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & ReligionColonial EraMan-Made Features.
 
Location. 19° 25.84′ N, 99° 7.916′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de México. It is in Centro Histórico. Marker is on Venustiano Carranza just east of José María Pino Suárez, on the right when traveling east. 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. Juan de la Granja (within shouting distance of this marker); Convent of San Bernardo (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Parish of Our Lady of the Valvanera (about 150 meters away); Francisco Primo de Verdad y Ramos
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(about 180 meters away); The House of Juan Altamirano (about 180 meters away); Diego Franco (about 180 meters away); El Palacio de Hierro (about 180 meters away); The Temple of San Bernardo (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
 
Temple of Porta Coeli and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 12, 2018
2. Temple of Porta Coeli and Marker
The marker is to the right of the temple's entryway. The inscription over the door reads:

Terribilis est locus iste domus dei est et porta coeli (This house is awesome and is the gate of Heaven.)
A mosaic of the Temple of Porta Coeli image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 12, 2018
3. A mosaic of the Temple of Porta Coeli
A view of the interior of the Temple of Porta Coeli image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, October 12, 2018
4. A view of the interior of the Temple of Porta Coeli
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 31, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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