Celaya in Municipality of Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
The Temple of Saint Augustine
Templo de San Augustín
Construcción de estilo plateresco y reminiscencias moriscas que data del año de 1609; su fachada presenta una sobria portada de dos cuerpos así como una graciosa torre de planta regular que ostenta en sus esquinas sendas esculturas de los evangelistas; destaca la estructura campaniforme que remata el esbelto cuerpo de la torre cuyo diseño se atribuye al arquitecto Francisco Eduardo Tresguerras.
Pie de dibujo: “Imagen de Celaya” Dña. Abagail Carreño de Maldonado
Temple of Saint Augustine
This temple exhibits a Plateresque-style construction with Moorish touches and dates from the year 1609; its facade presents a sober entryway made of two parts with a graceful tower with a typical construction that includes on its corners sculptures of the Evangelists. It is highlighted by the bell-shaped structure that tops the slender body of the tower whose design is attributed to the architect Francisco Eduardo Tresguerras.
Caption: "Image of Celaya" Abagail Carreño de Maldonado
Erected by Gobierno del Estado de Guanajuato y El Ayuntamiento de Celaya 2003-2006.
Location. 20° 31.223′ N, 100° 48.817′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Celaya, Guanajuato 38000, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Ex-Convent of the Temple of Saint Augustine (within shouting distance of this marker); Miguel Hidalgo in Celaya (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Celaya's Water Tower (about 210 meters away); The First Franciscans in Celaya (about 240 meters away); Independence Column of Celaya (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); The Temple of Saint Francis (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Temple of San Francisco - Headquarters of the Patroness of Celaya (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Celaya.
Categories. • Architecture • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on October 30, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.