Travel to the past on the route of the Jesuit Block – Córdoba

Travel to the past on the route of the Jesuit Block - Córdoba

One of the unmissable tourist attractions for those who visit Cordova is the Jesuit Apple. It’s about a building complex what understands the Church of the companythe domestic chapel and the Parents residence. Furthermore, the old Rectorate of the National University of Córdoba.

the year ran 1599 when the Jesus company I know settled on the Cordoba cityin it space which today is known as the Jesuit Apple. Over there the main one was erected Church of the companythe Maximum College and the conviction. From this point begins to develop spiritual and educational work of the companywho gave origin to National University of Cordoba and to Montserrat National College.

From 1608 Begin to build up what would shape the current Jesuit Block. Successively, were added constructions intended for Maximum College (1610)the University (1622)the Colegio Convictorio de Nuestra Señora de Monserrat (founded in 1687, but installed in its current location in 1782) and the Novitiate (circa 1710). The Church and the domestic chapel they were built between 1644 and 1671.

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In 1854 I know nationalize the University and College of Monserratconstituting the original core of the current National University of Cordoba. The Company returned to Córdoba in 1853but only the Church, the Domestic Chapel and the Residence were restored.

From arrival and until the year 1767the Jesus company established a unique spiritual-cultural, productive and spatial system in Hispanic Americawho left strong footprints in the later cultural, economic and territorial development of the province.

The Outcome Are the Jesuit Estancias, located in the mountainous area of Cordova: Colonia Caroya, Jesús María, Santa Catalina, Alta Gracia, La Candelaria and San Ignacio. Both the Estancias and the Jesuit Block were declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000.

At the momentthe Path of the Estancias constitutes a tourist itinerary which enables to find out Y know the history and identity of Cordoba. The Jesuit Apple is among the Av. Vélez Sarsfield, Caseros, Obispo Trejo and Duarte Quirós streetsin full city ​​center.

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