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Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Temple of Santa Catalina de Siena

 
 
Temple of Santa Catalina de Siena Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 29, 2019
1. Temple of Santa Catalina de Siena Marker
Inscription.  

Templo de Santa Catalina de Siena.
Aquí estuvo el primer convento de dominicas que hubo en México. Fue patrocinado por tres hermanas a las que la gente de la ciudad conoció como Las Felipas. 1623.

English translation:
Temple of Santa Catalina de Siena
Here was the first Dominican convent in Mexico. It was sponsored by three sisters whom the people of the city knew as Las Felipas. 1623.
 
Erected by Ciudad de México.
 
Location. 19° 26.226′ N, 99° 7.889′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico. Marker is on Avenida República de Argentina just south of República de Venezuela, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Avenida República de Argentina 29, Ciudad de Mexico 06000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Temple of Santa Catalina de Siena (a few steps from this marker); The Former School of Jurisprudence (within shouting distance of this marker); Archaeological Remains at Republica de Argentina Street (within shouting distance
Temple of Santa Catalina de Siena and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 29, 2019
2. Temple of Santa Catalina de Siena and Marker
The marker is to the right of this entrance to the temple.
of this marker); The Seminary of San Ildefonso (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Doctor Pedro López (about 120 meters away); Juan de Dios Peza (about 150 meters away); José Martí (about 150 meters away); House of Luis de Castilla (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 30 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 1, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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