Mexico City Monuments

Mexico City, like any other national capital, has a number of striking monuments. Here are a few that we visited.

Monument to Alfonso Corona Del Rosal

One of my favorites is the Angel of Independence. It resembles the one at the United States Military Academy.

El Ángel del la Independencia

The statues at the base are very detailed. The contrasting colors is unusual.

El Ángel del la Independencia
El Ángel del la Independencia
El Ángel del la Independencia
El Ángel del la Independencia
El Ángel del la Independencia

The cool thing about this particular monument, aside from being in the middle of the boulevards of Paseo de la Reforma, is that you can enter it and take in the view of the city from just under the Angel.

When we were there the security guards at the entrance took our ID and filed them in a box and gave us a laminated card so that our tour group stayed together. Once we were back at street level we surrendered that card and they returned our driver license. I’ve read that some days the tour is more difficult to take, but we really didn’t have to wait long.

Diana the Huntress

The fountain above is pretty striking in it’s own right. I wonder what happened to the bottom of her bow.

Diana the Huntress (Funte de la Diana Cazadora)

~ Freddy

Freddy

I'm an engineer, a veteran, and an avid traveler. I agree with Robert Louis Stevenson - "I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move."

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