Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Vicente Guerrero Garden
(Ex-Convent of Santa Clara)
(Antiguo Convento de Santa Clara)
En este espacio estuvieron las habitaciones de las monjas del Convento Real de Santa Clara de Jesús durante más de 200 años. Con la exclaustración en 1864, este lugar fue fraccionado y vendido a particulares.
En 1911 se pretendió construir aquí la Catedral de la Diócesis; al abandonarse el proyecto se dedicó a jardín en 1921 para recreo de los habitantes de la ciudad.
Santiago de Querétaro, agosto de 2013.
(Ex-Convento of Santa Clara)
In this area were the rooms of the nuns of the Royal Convent of Santa Clara of Jesus for more than 200 years. With the closing of the convent in 1864, this property was split up and sold to individual owners.
In 1911 a plan was proposed to construct the Diocesan Cathedral here; when this plan was abandoned, a project was put forth to create a garden here in 1921 for the recreation of the inhabitants of this city.
Santiago de Querétaro, August, 2013.
Location. 20° 35.508′ N, 100° 23.688′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker Touch for map. The marker is near the southeast corner of the Vicente Guerrero Garden Park. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76000, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vicente Guerrero (a few steps from this marker); Temple of the Ex-Convent of Santa Clara de Jesus (within shouting distance of this marker); Church of the Monastery of Santa Clara de Jesus (within shouting distance of this marker); Alley of Matamoros (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); The House of the Marquesa (about 150 meters away); Captain Julian Diaz House (about 150 meters away); Last Prison of Maximilian (about 150 meters away); Benito Juárez in Querétaro (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santiago de Querétaro.
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 4, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 4, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.