Santiago de Querétaro in Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Fountain of Garmilla
Construida en 1780 sobre la antigua calle del mismo nombre, esta fuente abasteció de agua limpia a los vecinos del barrio actualmente conocido como de La Cruz. En su diseño destacan algunos elementos barrocos, como una concha de mar y nichos ornamentados que sirvieron para colocar imágenes religiosas. Piletas como esta recibieron el agua mediante canales entubados del sistema hidráulico.
Fountain of Garmilla
Built in 1780, on the old street of the same name, this fountain supplied clean water to the residents who lived in what is now the neighborhood of La Cruz. Its design emphasizes Baroque decorations like the large seashell, several ornamental scrolls and a niche that housed a religious image. Pools like this one received their water thanks to enclosed channels built throughout the city.
Erected 2018 by Municipalidad de Querétaro.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features. A significant historical date for this entry is December 7, 1780.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Manuel Gutiérrez Najera 30, Santiago de Querétaro QUE 76000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fountain of Cantoya (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); El Mexicano Fountain (about 180 meters away); The Founding of Santiago de Querétaro (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Querétaro, Cultural Heritage of Humanity (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Friar Junipero Serra (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Waterway of the Sad Indian (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Friar Antonio Margil de Jésus (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Temple of Santiago and Jesuit Colleges (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 28, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 331 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 28, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.