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Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Convent and Temple of Santo Domingo de Guzman

Convento y Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman

 
 
Convent and Temple of Santo Domingo de Guzman Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 29, 2015
1. Convent and Temple of Santo Domingo de Guzman Marker
Inscription.
En 1692, a solicitud del padre fray Felipe Galindo y Chávez, fue fundado este Convento por Cédula Real, dedicado a San Pedro y San Pablo y dependiente de la provincia dominica de Santiago de México. Juan Caballero y Osio sufragó la construcción del Templo, que fue concluida en 1697. Al costado del Templo está la Capilla del Virgen del Rosario, construida, según refiere Manuel Septién y Septién, por el arquitecto queretano Ignacio Mariano de las Casas.
El queretano fray Antonio de Monroy, miembro del al Orden de los Predicadores destacó por sus talentos excepcionales, de manera que llegó a ser Generalísimo de la Orden en Roma y Arzobispo de Santiago de Compostela.

English:
In 1692, at the request of Father Felipe Galindo y Chavez, a monastery, dedicated to San Pedro y San Pablo and subject to the Dominican Province of Santiago de Mexico, was founded by royal charter. Juan Caballero y Osio patronized the construction of the church which was completed in 1697. At the side of the church is the Chapel of Our Lady of the Rosary, constructed for Manuel Septien y Septien by the architect Ignacio Mariano de las Casas.
Another Queretano, friar Antonio Monroy, a member of the Order of Preachers, displayed such exceptional talents that he became Head of the Order in Rome and Arzobispo de Santiago de Compostela.
 
Location.
An additional Temple of Santo Domingo Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 5, 2017
2. An additional Temple of Santo Domingo Marker
This additional marker is to the right of the temple's entryway.
20° 35.393′ N, 100° 23.688′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 Calle Vicente Guerrero, Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fountain of Santo Domingo (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Temple and Old Convent of San Agustin (about 180 meters away); Captain Julian Diaz House (about 180 meters away); Benito Juárez in Querétato (about 210 meters away); Vicente Guerrero (about 210 meters away); Vicente Guerrero Garden (about 210 meters away); Plaza Mariano de las Casas (about 210 meters away); Old Oratory of San Felipe Neri (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Man-Made Features
 
Convent and Temple of Santo Domingo de Guzman Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 29, 2015
3. Convent and Temple of Santo Domingo de Guzman Marker
The marker is at the left of the small plaza in front of the temple.
Convent and Temple of Santo Domingo de Guzman image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 29, 2015
4. Convent and Temple of Santo Domingo de Guzman
A nearby statue of Juan Caballero y Osio, mentioned in the marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 17, 2017
5. A nearby statue of Juan Caballero y Osio, mentioned in the marker
The statue is at the intersection of Calles Pasteur and 16 de Septiembre. The marker at the statue's base reads:

Pbro. Br. Juan Caballero y Ocio, ilustre benefactor de Queretaro, julio de 1985 (English: Priest and Brother Juan Caballero y Osio, illustrious benefactor of Querétaro, July 1985)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 11, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   2. submitted on July 12, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3, 4. submitted on November 11, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   5. submitted on July 17, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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