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San Joaquín, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
 

Observation Post "La Crucita"

 
 
Observation Post "La Crucita" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 18, 2021
1. Observation Post "La Crucita" Marker
Inscription.  

Mirador la Crucita
Uno de los lugares más altos de la Cabecera Municipal, desde donde se puede apreciar una maravillosa vista del pueblo; este se lleva a cabo la representación de la crucifixión de Jesús, en el marco de las celebraciones de Semana Santa en vivo.

English:
Observation post "La Crucita"
One of the highest places of San Joaquin, where you can appreciate a wonderful view of the town; This is a live representation of the crucifixion of Jesus, as part of the Holy Week's celebrations
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 20° 54.693′ N, 99° 33.872′ W. Marker is in San Joaquín, Querétaro. Marker is on 16 de Septiembre just west of Galeana, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Joaquín QUE 76550, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Tree (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Round Stone Monument (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Plaza Galación Camacho
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(approx. half a kilometer away); Emiliano Zapata (approx. half a kilometer away); Monument to the Miner (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Las Ranas and the Access Complex (approx. 1.5 kilometers away); Ball Court Three (approx. 1.6 kilometers away); Ball Court Two (approx. 1.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Joaquín.
 
Regarding Observation Post "La Crucita". The cross at this outlook is the site of a local Easter tradition, where the passion of Jesus is reenacted by locals, including simulated crucifixions. This passion play event was begun in 1987.
 
Observation Post "La Crucita" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 18, 2021
2. Observation Post "La Crucita" Marker
A nearby marker repeats the information in Spanish.
Observation Post "La Crucita" and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 18, 2021
3. Observation Post "La Crucita" and Marker
The marker is on the left in the distance behind 'la crucita.'
A View of "La Crucita" from San Joaquín image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, September 18, 2021
4. A View of "La Crucita" from San Joaquín
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 84 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 5, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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