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San Cristóbal de las Casas in Municipality of San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico — The Southeast
 

Hotel Misión Grand

 
 
Hotel Misión Grand Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 29, 2017
1. Hotel Misión Grand Marker
Inscription.

Hotel Misión Grand
Casa edificada en el siglo XVII, reconstruida en el XX por el Arq. Carlos Z. Flores en estilo neoclásico. Propiedad de la sucesión de Andrés de la Tovilla uno de los fundadores de la ciudad. Fue residencia del abogado, político, periodista y literato Timoteo Flores Ruiz y Josefa de la Tovilla y ahora de sus descendientes

English translation:
Hotel Misión Grand
This house was built in the 17th century, then rebuilt in the 20th century by the architect Carlos Z. Flores in a Neoclassical style. It was the property of the descendants of Andrés de la Tovilla, one of the founders of the city. It was also the residence of the lawyer, politician, journalist and writer Timoteo Flores Ruíz and Josefa de la Tovilla and now of their descendants


 
Erected 2010 by Coordinación Ejecutiva del Bicentenario y del Centenario del Gobierno del Estado de Chiapas.
 
Location. 16° 44.206′ N, 92° 38.146′ W. Marker is in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, in Municipality of San Cristóbal de las Casas. Marker is on Calle Francisco I. Madero just east of Avenida Insurgentes, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas 29200, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers.
Hotel Misión Grand Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 29, 2017
2. Hotel Misión Grand Marker
The marker is to the left of the hotel's entrance.
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The House of the Congress of Chiapas (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Miguel Francisco Utrilla Trujillo (about 150 meters away); Hotel Ciudad Real (about 180 meters away); The History of San Cristóbal de las Casas (about 180 meters away); María Adelina Flores Morales (about 210 meters away); The Mazariegos House (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); General Crescencio Rosas y Tejada (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); José Eduardo Flores Ruíz (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Cristóbal de las Casas.
 
Regarding Hotel Misión Grand. Previously the hotel at this location was known as the Hotel Posada Real de Chiapas.
 
Categories. Colonial EraMan-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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