The Castillo de Chapultepec was used as the official presidential residence until 1944, when it became the National History ... More
Museo Nacional de Historia (Castillo de Chapultepec)
The Castillo de Chapultepec was used as the official presidential residence until 1944, when it became the National History Museum. The 20 halls in the two-story building showcase the most relevant political and social changes Mexico has undergone throughout its history. Some of the halls have murals depicting the nation's major historical evolution, painted by such talented Mexican artists such as Eduardo Solares, Juan O'Gorman, David Alfaro Siqueiros and Jorge Gonzalez Camarena. Classical music concerts, temporary exhibitions and other events are frequently scheduled. There is a cafe and library.
The name of the "Snail Museum" is derived from the spiral shape of its glass constructed building. Exhibits focus on
the periods between the War of Independence in the 18th century until the year the Constitution of Mexico was ...
Built between 1902 and 1907 by the Italian architect of the Palacio de Bellas Artes (Fine Arts Museum), Adamo Boari,
the Post Office has a stone facade carved with renaissance motifs. The main entrance faces diagonally towards the corner, ...
When one thinks of Mexico, perhaps the first image to come to mind is that of a charro or mounted
horseman, wearing a wide brimmed hat, with a blanket draped over his shoulders and a cheroot pursed in the ...
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