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

Rotunda of Jalisco’s Illustrious

 
 
Rotunda of Jalisco’s Illustrious Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 6, 2018
1. Rotunda of Jalisco’s Illustrious Marker
Inscription.  
Rotunda de los Jaliscienses Ilustres
Este monumento, parte de la Cruz de Plazas, data de 1952 y fue diseñado por Vicente Mendiola para albergar los restos de los jaliscienses más destacados en el arte, ciencia o labores a favor de la sociedad. Consta de 17 columnas estriadas sin base ni capitel y en su interior hay 98 nichos.

English:
Rotunda of Jalisco’s Illustrious
This monument, which forms part of the Cruz de Plazas dates from 1952. It was designed by Vicente Mendiola to honor the contributions of some of Jalisco’s most notable figures to the fields of art, science and work in benefit to society. It consists of 17 extended columns with no bases or capitals and 98 niches in its interior area.
 
Erected by Gobierno del Estado de Jalisco.
 
Location. 20° 40.655′ N, 103° 20.82′ W. Marker is in Guadalajara, Jalisco, in Municipality of Guadalajara. Marker is on Avenida Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla just east of Avenida Fray Antonio Alcalde, on the left when traveling east
Rotunda of Jalisco’s Illustrious and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 6, 2018
2. Rotunda of Jalisco’s Illustrious and Marker
The rotunda can be seen in the background behind the marker. The rotunda's surrounding park includes statues of many of the "Illustrious of Jalisco". For example, to the right is a statue of Dr. Leonardo Oliva, a noted doctor and pharmacist.
. 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. The New Cathedral of Guadalajara (within shouting distance of this marker); Calle de la Soledad (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (within shouting distance of this marker); Regional Museum of Guadalajara (within shouting distance of this marker); The Street of Royal Tobacco Shops (within shouting distance of this marker); The Episcopal Palace and City Council (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza of the Constitution (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Miguel Higaldo's Edict Against Slavery (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guadalajara.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 29, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 29, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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