Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Vicente Guerrero Garden
(Ex-Convent of Santa Clara)
(Antiguo Convento de Santa Clara)
En este espacio estuvieron las habitaciones de las monjas del Convento Real de Santa Clara de Jesús durante más de 200 años. Con la exclaustración en 1864, este lugar fue fraccionado y vendido a particulares.
En 1911 se pretendió construir aquí la Catedral de la Diócesis; al abandonarse el proyecto se dedicó a jardín en 1921 para recreo de los habitantes de la ciudad.
Santiago de Querétaro, agosto de 2013.
(Ex-Convent of Santa Clara)
In this area were the rooms of the nuns of the Royal Convent of Santa Clara of Jesus for more than 200 years. With the closing of the convent in 1864, this property was split up and sold to individual owners.
In 1911 a plan was proposed to construct the Diocesan Cathedral here; when this plan was abandoned, a project was put forth to create a garden here in 1921 for the recreation of the inhabitants of this city.
Santiago de Querétaro, August, 2013.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features. A significant historical month for this entry is August 2013.
Location. 20° 35.508′ N, 100° 23.688′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker can be reached from Calle Vicente Guerrero Sur just from Calle Francisco I. Madero. The marker is near the southeast corner of the Vicente Guerrero Garden Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vicente Guerrero (a few steps from this marker); Jardín Guerrero / Municipal Palace (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple and former Convent of Santa Clara (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple of the Ex-Convent of Santa Clara de Jesus (within shouting distance of this marker); Fountain of Neptune (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Former hospital of San José de Gracia (about 120 meters away); Alley of Matamoros (about 120 meters away); The House of the Marquesa (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 4, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 4, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 3. submitted on May 25, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.