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

Temple of Saint Augustine

 
 
Temple of Saint Augustine Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 6, 2018
1. Temple of Saint Augustine Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  
Templo de San Agustín
Con una fachada bajo el sello del barroco purista y elementos decorativos del neoclásico, ésta construcción data del siglo XVII, aunque sufrió modificaciones en el siglo XIX. El arquitecto Valentín Méndez intervino el inmueble y en su interior se resguarda el mausoleo del pintor Diego de Alcántara.

English translation:
Temple of Saint Augustine
With a purist Baroque style facade featuring a number of decorative neoclassical elements, this structure dates from the 17th century and refurbished in the 19th century. Architect Valentín Méndez took worked this building, which houses the mausoleum of painter Diego Alcántara.
 
Erected by Gobierno del Estado de Jalisco.
 
Location. 20° 40.602′ N, 103° 20.687′ W. Marker is in Guadalajara, Jalisco, in Municipality of Guadalajara. Marker is at the intersection of Calle Degollado and Calle Morelos, on the right when traveling north on Calle Degollado. Touch for map. The marker is just north of the entrance
Temple of Saint Augustine and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 6, 2018
2. Temple of Saint Augustine and Marker
The marker is difficult to see in this view of the temple. It is just to the left of some phone booths near the center of the photo.
to the Temple of Saint Augustine. 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 Degollado Theater (a few steps from this marker); The Plaza of Saint Augustine (a few steps from this marker); The First City Councils of Guadalajara (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Pedro Gómez Maraver (within shouting distance of this marker); The Justice Building (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Convent of Saint Mary of Grace (about 90 meters away); Beatriz Hernández (about 90 meters away); The Church of San Miguel (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guadalajara.
 
Categories. ArchitectureChurches & ReligionColonial EraMan-Made Features
 
An interior view of the Temple of Saint Augustine image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 6, 2018
3. An interior view of the Temple of Saint Augustine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 6, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 6, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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