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Campeche in Municipality of Campeche, Mexico — The Southeast (Yucatan Peninsula)
 

“La Española” Chapel

 
 
"La Española" Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 10, 2017
1. "La Española" Chapel Marker
Inscription.
Ubicación de la Capilla Española del Siglo XVI
en la Villa de San Francisco de Campeche;
misma que contaba con: nave,
sacristía y torre campanario
Diciembre de 2000

Sello del UNESCO Patrimonio Mundial, Ciudad Histórica Fortificada de Campeche

Pie de dibujo: Planta Arquitectónica/First Floor

English:
Location of the XVI Century Spanish Chapel
of San Francisco de Campeche’s Ville,
same that consisted of: nave,
sacristy and bellfry tower
December, 2000

Seal of UNESCO World Heritage, Historic Fortified City of Campeche

Caption: Architectural layout/First Floor

 
Erected 2000.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization marker series.
 
Location. 19° 50.773′ N, 90° 32.215′ W. Marker is in Campeche, Campeche, in Municipality of Campeche. Marker can be reached from Calle 8, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The markers are on the northeast corner of the Campeche central square (Plaza de Indepencia). Marker is at or near this postal address: 177 Calle 8, Campeche 24000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
"La Española" Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 10, 2017
2. "La Española" Chapel Marker
The featured marker is to the middle-right in this view, mounted in the walkway seen below the left-most window of the yellow building. An additional marker can be seen to the left in the foreground. The third similar marker is to the far left, outside of the park's fence in this view. In the distance is the colorful headquarters of the National Technical Institute (Instituto Politécnico Nacional de Campeche).
of this marker. Campeche Library (within shouting distance of this marker); The Birthplace of Justo Sierra Méndez (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Palace" Cultural Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Bastion of Our Lady of Solitude (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Pedro Sainz de Baranda y Borreyro (about 90 meters away); Gate to the Sea (about 150 meters away); Temple of the Sweet Name of Jesus (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Campeche.
 
More about this marker. There are three almost identical bronze markers set into the park's walkways, marking the historical corners of the "La Española" Chapel.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 28, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 117 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 28, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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