Finished in 1820, the Church of the Third Order is one of numerous impressive structures in Celaya designed by its famous native son Francisco Eduardo Tresguerras. Though he was best known as an architect and painter, Tresguerras wore more than one hat; he also did his fair share of writing.
The Neoclassical-style Church of the Third Order harbors some lovely Tresguerras altars as well as a painting of Saint Jude Thaddaeus: the apostle whom the Catholic Church honors as the patron saint of pipe dreams and other impossibilities. (In other words, the kind of saint nearly everybody probably has something to beseech about...)
Bicentenario is a linear green space that winds along the river and features play areas for kids,... Read more