Atotonilco in Municipality of Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Sanctuary of Jesus Nazarene of Atotonilco UNESCO World Heritage Site
y el Santuario de Jesús Nazareno de
han sido inscritos en la
Lista del Patrimonio Mundial en virtud de la Convención
para la Protección del Patrimonio Mundial Cultural y Natural.
La inscripción en esta Lista consagra el Valor Universal Excepcional
de un bien cultural o natural
para que sea protegido en beneficio de toda la humanidad.
Comité del Patrimonio Mundial
Québec, Canadá, julio 7 de 2008.
San Miguel de Allende, Febrero 28 de 2009
The protective town of San Miguel
and the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazarene of
have been inscribed in the
List of World Heritage Sites under the Convention for the Protection of the World’s Cultural and Natural Heritage.
The inscription in this List consecrates the site as one having cultural or natural characteristics of a Universal Exceptional Value that should be protected for the benefit of all humanity.
World Heritage Committee
Québec, Canada, July 7, 2008.
San Miguel de Allende, February 28, 2009
Erected 2009 by UNESCO World Heritage Committee.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
Location. 21° 0.289′ N, 100° 47.667′ W. Marker is in Atotonilco, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Allende. Marker is on Calle Principal, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Parish of Atotonilco and Miguel Hidalgo (within shouting distance of this marker); The Banner of Atotonilco (within shouting distance of this marker); The Marriage of Ignacio Allende and Maria de las Fuentes (within shouting distance of this marker); Félix Luna Romero (approx. 10.9 kilometers away); Captain Juan Aldama y González (approx. 11 kilometers away); The Francisco I. Madero Fountain (approx. 11.2 kilometers away); The Heroes' Bridge (approx. 11.2 kilometers away); Tribute to the Battle of Puebla (approx. 11.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atotonilco.
Also see . . . Protective town of San Miguel and the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco. "The fortified town, first established in the 16th century to protect the Royal Route inland, reached its apogee in the 18th century when many of its outstanding religious and civic buildings were built in the style of the Mexican Baroque. Some of these buildings are masterpieces of the style that evolved (Submitted on November 28, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
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