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Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

The Temple of San Francisco

 
 
The Temple of San Francisco Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 4, 2017
1. The Temple of San Francisco Marker
Inscription.
Templo de San Francisco.
Iglesia principal del Antiguo
Convento de San Francisco, primera
fundación religiosa de la Nueva
España y una de las más importantes.
La primera iglesia se edificó en el
siglo XVI, la actual es del siglo XVIII.

English translation:
The Temple of San Francisco
This was the main church of the Old Convent of San Francisco, the first religious foundation of New Spain and one of the most important.
The first church was built in the 16th century, the current dates from the 18th century.

 
Location. 19° 26.038′ N, 99° 8.407′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Avenida Francisco I. Madero just east of Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sebastián de Aparicio (here, next to this marker); House of the Count of the Valley of Orizaba (a few steps from this marker); The Expiatory Temple of San Felipe de Jesús (within shouting distance of this marker); La Casa de los Azulejos
The Temple of San Francisco Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 4, 2017
2. The Temple of San Francisco Marker
The marker can be seen here in the distance, to the right of the entrance to the atrium of the temple.
(within shouting distance of this marker); “La Nacional” Building (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Residence of Agustín Iturbide (about 120 meters away); The House of the Count of San Mateo Valparaiso (about 120 meters away); Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial EraMan-Made Features
 
The facade of the Temple of San Francisco image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 4, 2017
3. The facade of the Temple of San Francisco
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 57 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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