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San Pedro Cholula in Municipality of San Pedro Cholula, Puebla, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Parish of San Pedro Apostle

 
 
Parish of San Pedro Apostle Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 10, 2017
1. Parish of San Pedro Apostle Marker
Inscription.
Parroquia de San Pedro Apóstol
Su construcción fue decretada en 1640 por el Ilustrísimo Juan de Palafox y Mendoza, su cúpula de estilo churrigueresco, data del siglo XVIII.

En el nicho se encuentra la imagen del apóstol San Pedro. La torre es de estilo barroco, de dos cuerpos y de sección cuadrada. Fue remodelada en todo su esplendor entre 1996 y 1997 por el Pbro. Amador Tapia Zúñiga.

English:
Its construction was ordered in 1640 by the Honorable Juan de Palafox y Mendoza, its churrigueresque style dome, dates from the XVIII century, where the image of the apostle San Pedro is placed.

The tower is constructed in baroque style, has two bodies and a square section. It was renovated between 1996 and 1997 by the Rev. Amador Tapia Zúñiga.

 
Location. 19° 3.817′ N, 98° 18.371′ W. Marker is in San Pedro Cholula, Puebla, in Municipality of San Pedro Cholula. Marker is on Avenida Cinco de Mayo just south of Calle 6 Oriente, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Pedro Cholula, Puebla 72760, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emiliano Zapata (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line);
An additional marker on the Parish of San Pedro Apostle image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 10, 2017
2. An additional marker on the Parish of San Pedro Apostle
This additional marker celebrates the 50 years of service of the parish priest José María Vazquez. It reads:

1901 – 1951.
25 de abril
S. Pedro Cholula
a su dignísimo párroco, hoy M.I. Sr. Canco
D. Jose Maria Vazquez
con motivo de sus bodas de oro
sacerdotales y como prueba de gratitud
por haber decorado este templo parroquial.

The additional, higher sign mentions the times of masses and other church services.
Franciscan Convent of The Archangel Gabriel / San Pedro Cholula (about 210 meters away); Dr. Moisés Toxqui Avila (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Sanctuary of The Remedies (approx. 0.8 kilometers away).
 
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Parish of San Pedro Apostle Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 10, 2017
3. Parish of San Pedro Apostle Marker
The marker is to the right of the church's main door.
Parish of San Pedro Apostle Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 10, 2017
4. Parish of San Pedro Apostle Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 8, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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