Situated at the main entrance to the Bosque de Chapultepec , this monument was designed as a semicircle of six columns, each ... More
Monumento a los Niños Heroes
Situated at the main entrance to the Bosque de Chapultepec , this monument was designed as a semicircle of six columns, each representing the brave young cadets who died during the invasion of US troops in 1847. The youthful cadets were stationed at the Castillo de Chapultepec , which served at that time as the national military academy and died in one of the most tragic and emotional moments in Mexican history.
Museo de Arte Moderno or Museum of Modern Art occupies two buildings. One entrance is accessed off Reforma and the
other is near the Monumento a los Niños Heroes (Monument to Child Heroes). A sense of calm imbues the ...
The Castillo de Chapultepec was built between 1780 and 1790, constructed on top of an Aztec fortress with panoramic views
of the city. The gardens surrounding the palace were designed by Empress Carlota during the French occupation and offer ...
Opened in 1968, the National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropología) is one of the best of its kind.
A gigantic statue of the water god Tláloc, weighing approximately 200 tons, is poised near the entrance. Archaeological finds ...
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