Tula de Allende in Municipality of Tula de Allende, Hidalgo, Mexico — The Central Highlands
The Atrium's Cross at Tula
Redentor del Mundo, esta expresado
en la cruz labrada en el crucero.
Los Doce Franciscanos
venidos a America en 1524, se simbolizan
en los casetones de los brazos y cabecera.
Los Diez Mandamientos
en el tronco de esta cruz, representa la
evangelización que trajo a Tula, en 1529
Fray Alonso de Rangel
Tula, Hgo., 19 de marzo de 1999
Christ, Redeemer of the World, is expressed in the carved cross in the atrium.
The Twelve Franciscans,
come to America in 1524, are symbolized by the designs on the arms and top of the cross.
The Ten Commandments,
represented on the trunk of the cross, represents the evangelization that
Friar Alonso de Rangel
brought to Tula in 1529.
Tula, Hidalgo, March 19, 1999
Location. 20° 3.315′ N, 99° 20.617′ W. Marker is in Tula de Allende, Hidalgo, in Municipality of Tula de Allende. Marker is on Calle Principal (Route 17) just north of Calle 16 de Septiembre, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tula de Allende, Hidalgo 42800, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. Building K (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Ball Court 2 (approx. one kilometer away); Pyramid C and the Adoratory (approx. one kilometer away); The Wall of Skulls (approx. one kilometer away); Pyramid B (approx. one kilometer away); The Temple of Pyramid B (approx. one kilometer away); The Burnt Palace (approx. one kilometer away); El Coatepantli (Wall of Snakes) (approx. 1.1 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tula de Allende.
Regarding The Atrium's Cross at Tula. The marker mentions the Twelve Franciscans that came to Mexico in 1524. These were the first missionaries to what would one day be Mexico, arriving only three years after the initial arrival of Hernán Cortes.
Categories. • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 3. submitted on June 12, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 8, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.