Santiago de Querétaro in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Hill of the Bells
Cerro de las Campanas
En 1900 el gobierno de Austria mandó edificar una capilla en lugar de los hechos, y en 1967, el gobierno mexicano erigió la monumental estatua del presidente Benito Juárez.
El Cerro de las Campanas es hoy asiento de la Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro y espacio de recreación y esparcimiento.
In 1900 the government of Austria asked permission to build a chapel on this spot. In 1967 the government of Mexico erected a monumental statue of President Benito Juarez.
The Hill of the Bells now contains the Autonomous University de Queretaro, a museum and an area of recreation and relaxation.
Location. 20° 35.61′ N, 100° 24.523′ W. Marker is in Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro, in Municipality of Querétaro. Marker can be reached from Calle Cerro de las Campanas just from Calle Justo Sierra. Touch for map. The marker is on the right just after the entrance to the Cerro de las Campanas Park. The entrance is on the right on Calle Universidad (also known as Calle Cerro de las Campanas) just at the intersection with Calle Justo Sierra. Marker is in this post office area: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro 76010, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Mariano Escobedo (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Hill of the Bells (within shouting distance of this marker); The Chapel of La Piedad (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Founding of the Autonomous University of Querétaro (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Site of the Surrender of Maximilian (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); The Children Heroes of the Battle of Chapultepec (approx. half a kilometer away); The Parish of Cristo Rey (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Félix Nabor Osores de Sotomayor García (approx. 0.8 kilometers 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 July 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 13, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 7. submitted on May 26, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 8. submitted on November 15, 2016.