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Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Parish of Our Lady of the Valvanera

 
 
Parish of Our Lady of the Valvanera Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 12, 2018
1. Parish of Our Lady of the Valvanera Marker
Inscription.  

Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de la Valvanera. Fue construida en el siglo XVIII para el convento del mismo nombre. Actualmente es la Catedral Maronita de México.

English translation:
Parish of Our Lady of the Valvanera. This church was constructed in the 18th century for the convent of the same name. Currently it is the Maronite Cathedral of Mexico.
 
Location. 19° 25.786′ N, 99° 7.844′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico. Marker is on República de Uruguay just west of Calle del Correo Mayor, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de Mexico 06000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. José Fernando Ramírez (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Temple of Porta Coeli (about 150 meters away); Mariano Matamoros (about 180 meters away); Juan de la Granja (about 180 meters away); The House of Juan Altamirano (about 210 meters away); Temple of San José de Gracia (about 210 meters away); House of Andés Quintana Roo and Leona Vicario
Parish of Our Lady of the Valvanera and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 12, 2018
2. Parish of Our Lady of the Valvanera and Marker
The marker can be seen to the left of the central entryway to the church in this view.
(about 210 meters away); Francisco Primo de Verdad y Ramos (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Also see . . .  Maronites at Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 31, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial EraMan-Made Features
 
An interior view of the Parish of Our Lady of the Valvanera image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 12, 2018
3. An interior view of the Parish of Our Lady of the Valvanera
Parish of Our Lady of the Valvanera Marker and other markers image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 12, 2018
4. Parish of Our Lady of the Valvanera Marker and other markers
The marker at top is an older marker, interesting in that the spelling of Valvanera has changed over time. The lower marker from 2017 notes a recent restoration and beautification project of the church.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 31, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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