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

Plaza of the Constitution

 
 
Plaza of the Constitution Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 6, 2018
1. Plaza of the Constitution Marker
Inscription.  
Plaza de la Constitución
Aunque su nombre oficial es “Plaza de la Constitución”, se conoce popularmente como de Armas pues los vecinos se preparaban aquí para luchar contra los indígenas. Al centro cuenta con un quiosco francés estilo art nouveau y en las esquinas hay cuatro estatuas representando a las cuatro estaciones.

English:
Plaza of the Constitution
Even though this site’s official name is “Plaza de la Constitución” (Plaza of the Constitution), it is popularly known as “Plaza de Armas” (Plaza of Arms) as it was a place where local residents prepared for battles against indigenous people. A French Kiosk was built in the middle of the plaza in art nouveau style, and each of its four corners is adorned with a statue representing one of the four seasons.
 
Erected by Gobierno del Estado de Jalisco.
 
Location. 20° 40.589′ N, 103° 20.805′ W. Marker is in Guadalajara, Jalisco, in Municipality of Guadalajara. Marker is on Avenida
Plaza of the Constitution Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 6, 2018
2. Plaza of the Constitution Marker
Note the kiosk and statues in the background mentioned in the marker text.
Ramón Corona just north of Calle Pedro Moreno, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Avenida Ramón Corona 31, Guadalajara, Jalisco 44100, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. La Calle Real de Guadalajara (within shouting distance of this marker); Jalisco State Government Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); The New Cathedral of Guadalajara (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Calle de la Soledad (about 90 meters away); The Street of Royal Tobacco Shops (about 120 meters away); The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (about 120 meters away); The French Hotel (about 120 meters away); Rotunda of Jalisco’s Illustrious (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guadalajara.
 
Categories. ArchitectureColonial EraMan-Made FeaturesParks & Recreational Areas
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 30, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 30, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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