Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Jail of the Inquisition
Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República
Here was the permanent jail of the Inquisition, which gave its name to this street.
Office of Monuments of the Colony and the Republic
Erected by Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales y de la República.
Location. 19° 26.258′ N, 99° 7.965′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is on República de Venezuela just west of Avenida República de Argentina, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: República de Venezuela 6, Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gónzalo de Salazar (a few steps from this marker); Doctor Pedro López (within shouting distance of this marker); Manuel Acuña (within shouting distance of Ex-Palace of the Inquisition (within shouting distance of this marker); House of the Adelantados of New Galicia (within shouting distance of this marker); Juan de Dios Peza (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Ex-Customs House (about 90 meters away); Servando Teresa de Mier (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
Regarding Jail of the Inquisition. The previous name of the street was Calle de la Cárcel Perpetua (Street of the Permanent Jail). It is now known as the Calle República de Venezuela.
Categories. • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.