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Guadalajara in Municipality of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico — The Pacific Coast (and Central Highlands)
 

The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption

 
 
The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 6, 2018
1. The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption Marker
Inscription.  
Catedral Basílica La Asunción de María
Conocida como Catedral de Guadalajara, por más de 300 años, desde 1568, la sede del Arzobispado de Guadalajara estuvo en constante crecimiento. Se consagró a la Asunción de María Santísima en 1618 y obtuvo el título de Basílica en 1939. Su rica arquitectura la convierte en uno los más valiosos tesoros de la ciudad.

English:
Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption
Known as the Cathedral of Guadalajara for more than 300 years, from 1568 Archdiocese experienced incessant growth. It was dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in 1618 and elevated to the status of Basilica in 1939. Its architecture makes it one of the city’s most valuable treasures.
 
Erected by Gobierno del Estado de Jalisco.
 
Location. 20° 40.64′ N, 103° 20.841′ W. Marker is in Guadalajara, Jalisco, in Municipality of Guadalajara. Marker is at the intersection of Avenida Fray Antonio Alcalde and Avenida Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, on the left when traveling
The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 6, 2018
2. The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption and Marker
The marker is unfortunately not visible in this view of the cathedral. It is to the left of the main entrance.
south on Avenida Fray Antonio Alcalde. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guadalajara, Jalisco 44100, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Calle de la Soledad (within shouting distance of this marker); The New Cathedral of Guadalajara (within shouting distance of this marker); Rotunda of Jalisco’s Illustrious (within shouting distance of this marker); The Episcopal Palace and City Council (within shouting distance of this marker); The Street of Royal Tobacco Shops (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Regional Museum of Guadalajara (about 90 meters away); Plaza of the Constitution (about 120 meters away); Miguel Higaldo's Edict Against Slavery (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guadalajara.
 
Categories. ArchitectureChurches & ReligionMan-Made Features
 
The interior of the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 6, 2018
3. The interior of the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption
The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, seen from the south image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 6, 2018
4. The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, seen from the south
The Plaza de la Constitución can be seen in the foreground.
<i>Guadalajara Catedral y Plaza de Armas</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard published by Ruhland & Ahlschier Sucr, 1910
5. Guadalajara Catedral y Plaza de Armas
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 29, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   4. submitted on April 30, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   5. submitted on May 4, 2018.
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