Franciscan Convent of The Archangel Gabriel / San Pedro Cholula

Franciscan Convent of The Archangel Gabriel / San Pedro Cholula (HM1YSY)

Location: Cholula de Rivadabia, Puebla 72760 San Pedro Cholula
Country: Mexico

N 19° 3.739', W 98° 18.28'

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Convento Franciscano de San Gabriel Arcángel
Esta iglesia es uno de los templos más antiguos de México, su fundación se remonta al año de 1540. Está formado por una nave alargada y dividida en varios tramos, cubierta con bóvedas de estilo gótico. La portada principal ha cambiado con el paso del tiempo de su trazo original. Fue concluida y dedicada el 30 de abril de 1552 por el Ilustrísimo Fray Martín de Hoja Castro.English:
This church is one of the oldest temples in Mexico, its foundation dates back from 1540. It consists of a long hall divided into several sections, covered with Gothic vaults. The main entrance has changed over time of its original layout. It was completed and dedicated on April 30, 1552 by the illustrious Fray Martin de Hojacastro.
Side two:
San Pedro CholulaUna ciudad que combina historia, tradición, religión y arqueología. Es considerada como la ciudad viva más antigua de América,
su fundación data del año 500 A.C. Posee la pirámide con la base más grande del mundo con 400 mts por lado, además de contar con uno de los portales mas grandes de toda Latino-américa. La leyenda dice que Cholula tiene 365 iglesias.
English:
A City that combines history, magic, tradition, religion
and arqueology. It is regarded as the oldest living city in America, its founding dates back
to 500 B.C. and stands out as having the world's largest pyramid in base, and one of the largest portals in Latin America. The legend says that Cholula has 365 churches.Cholula, una joya encantada. www.vivecholula.com
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Date Added Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14Q E 573157 N 2107867
Decimal Degrees19.06231667, -98.30466667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 19° 3.739', W 98° 18.28'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds19° 3' 44.34" N, 98° 18' 16.8" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)479
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 406 Calle 2 Nte., Cholula de Rivadabia Puebla 72760, MX
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