This mausoleum, located at the foot of the majestic looking Angel de la Independencia, is seldom open to the public. In ... More
Mausoleo del Angel de la Independencia
This mausoleum, located at the foot of the majestic looking Angel de la Independencia, is seldom open to the public. In general, access is only available during holiday periods when visitors from outside the capital and from abroad are expected. When it is open, tours are organized every fifteen minutes, headed by a guide who explains what is displayed in each showcase. The most interesting historical objects are the books and weapons, as well as the remains of independence fighters such as Nicolás Bravo, Leona Vicario and Vicente Herrero. Also on show is the skull of Miguel Hidalgo, the so-called Father of Independence, along with that of his predecessor, Ignacio Allende. Admission is free and there are parking facilities in nearby streets. Video cameras and food are strictly not allowed.
"Pedregal", meaning lava, is the substance that forms the foundations of this housing estate, one of the most luxurious of
its kind in Mexico after the Santa Fe and Lomas de Virreyes estates. The exuberant and formidable houses are ...
Most films shown in this theater are what might be termed "independent"; they have seasonal themes dedicated to a specific
director or actor, as well as more general themes like horror movies or silent films. The decor is austere, ...
La Plaza de la Independencia is located at the heart of the historic quarter of the city. It was from
this around this square that the city was planned in 1535. Facing the square are the Palacio de Gobierno, ...