The Santo Domingo Mission

The Santo Domingo Mission (HM21QU)

Location: Colón, Querétaro 76270 Colón
Country: Mexico
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N 20° 46.776', W 100° 3.125'

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Misión de Santo DomingoEste edificio se ubica sobre una colina rocosa; su construcción comienza en abril de 1691 y se concluye a mediados de 1704, bajo la administración del misionero fundador del pueblo, el Fraile Dominíco Luís de Guzmán. En la hornacina que remata su portada se encuentra la estatua de Santo Domingo en piedra. Su planta es de cruz latina con eje oriente - occidente, ábside al occidente, la torre del campanario al norte, cúpula de gajos en planta octagonal rematada con linternilla coronada con cruz flamígera labrada en cantera, su policromía dominante es blanco, ocre, naranja y negro. Fue Santuario de la Virgen de los Dolores desde 1705 hasta 1892. Año 2002
This building is located over a rocky hill; its construction began on April of 1961 (sic, 1691) and it was finished in 1704, by Fraile Dominíco Luís de Guzmán, people (sic, town) founder and manager, had this work on his charge. Its niche which completes the facade, we can see the Santo Domingo's statue made on rock. Its base is a southern cross and it is orientated towards an east-west axis, its apse to the west and its bell tower to the north, a domo in sections with an octagonal base finished on lantern crowned with a flamboyant cross carved quarry stone, white, ocherus, orange and black
are the dominant polychromy. This building was the Santuary of Virgen de los Dolores from 1705 to 1892. 2002
HM NumberHM21QU
Year Placed2002
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Date Added Sunday, September 17th, 2017 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14Q E 390493 N 2298112
Decimal Degrees20.77960000, -100.05208333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 20° 46.776', W 100° 3.125'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds20° 46' 46.56" N, 100° 3' 7.5" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)940
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 94 Calle Francisco I. Madero, Colón Querétaro 76270, MX
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