Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Temple and Convent of San Antonio
La obra fue concluida en 1678. Hacia 1700, la generosidad de Juan Caballero y Osio transformó al convento y al templo, adornándolos con ricos colaterales barrocos y un magnífico retablo. Se conservan dos espléndidas esculturas virreinales de San Francisco de Asís y San Pedro de Alcántara.
Dos de sus frailes, Felipe Luna y Cristóbal Suárez, conspiraron a favor de la Independencia de México.
The church was completed in 1678. About 1700, through the generosity of Juan Caballero y Osio, the monastery and the church were transformed being adorned with walls in the rich baroque style and a magnificent altarpiece. The splendid sculptures of the vice regal
Two of the friars here, Felipe Luna and Cristobal Suarez, helped in the plans for the Independence of Mexico.
Location. 20° 35.677′ N, 100° 23.507′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker is on Calle Angela Peralta just east of Calle Corregidora, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76000, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monument Dedicated to "La Corregidora" (within shouting distance of this marker); Monument to Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Mariano Lara (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Ex-convent and Temple of San Francisco (about 180 meters away); Residence of Epigmenio and Emeterio González (about 180 meters away); Temple of the Congregation (about 180 meters away); Del Carmen Temple and Convent (about 180 meters away); Ignacio Pérez (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
Categories. • Churches, Etc. • Colonial Era •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 164 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 6, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 4. submitted on July 15, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.