Chapel of Holy Christ of the Good Voyage

Chapel of Holy Christ of the Good Voyage (HM1YW4)

Location: Veracruz, Veracruz 91900 Veracruz
Country: Mexico

N 19° 11.668', W 96° 8.071'

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Santo Cristo del Buen Viaje
La capilla del Santo Cristo del Buen Viaje es una construcción de la época del Virreinato, se piensa que es obra de los primeros religiosos llegados a America y que inició su construcción en 1609.En su interior se venera al Cristo del Buen Viaje y a su lado está la Virgen de la Piedad. La leyenda sobre la imagen del Cristo es que llegó flotando en una caja de madera y que fue sacada del agua por unos pescadores, los cuales solicitaron se construyera una ermita en el sitio en que la imagen fue encontrada. Esta pequeña capilla luce sus rectos muros, cúpula y una espadaña con cuatro arcos de los cuales penden las campanas. En el lado izquierdo de la portada existe una placa commemorativa a la llegada de los doce franciscanos que vinieron a fundar la Iglesia Católica en el continente Americano, con la autorización del Papa Adriano VI en 1524.

English translation:

Chapel of Holy Christ of the Good Voyage
The chapel of Holy Christ of the Good Voyage is a construction from the time of the Viceroyalty and is believed that it is the work of the first religious members to arrive in America. Its construction began in 1609. Inside it is venerated the Christ of the Good Voyage and to his side is the Virgin of Pity. The legend of the image of the Christ is that it was floating in a wooden box and was taken out of the water by some local fishermen, who requested that a hermitage be built at the site where the image was found. This small chapel is adorned by its straight walls, dome and a steeple with four arches from which the bells hang. On the left side of the façade there is a commemorative plaque on the arrival of the twelve Franciscans who came to found the Catholic Church on the American continent under the authorization of Pope Adrian VI in 1524.
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HM NumberHM1YW4
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Date Added Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14Q E 801338 N 2124823
Decimal Degrees19.19446667, -96.13451667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 19° 11.668', W 96° 8.071'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds19° 11' 40.0800" N, 96° 8' 4.2600" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 531 Manuel Doblado, Veracruz Veracruz 91900, MX
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