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The Angel of Independence

223 locals recommend ·
About this place
Realizado como una columna honoraria rematada con una estatua de la Victoria Alada sosteniendo una corona de laurel y una cadena rota de tres eslabones, esta columna a su vez sobre un pedestal escalonado completado por diferentes estatuas e inscripciones alegóricas a la independencia de México.
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Dani & Gerry
Dani & Gerry
September 30, 2019
It was built in 1910 during the presidency of Porfirio Diaz to commemorate the centennial of the beginning of Mexico´s War of Independence. Stays in Reforma - one of the iconic avenues of the city. A good program is go for a walk in Reforma (there is a lot of life all the time) and see the Angel at…
José
José
November 15, 2019
Great place to do sightseeing and discover the city
Joel
Joel
October 6, 2019
Independence monument - must
Alejandro
Alejandro
November 1, 2019
a most see in mexico city
Rafa
Rafa
September 7, 2019
This monument has a special attraction as it is in the middle of Reforma Avenue. Usually weekends there will be a lot of photo shots near this ( especially the quinceañera) It’s great to sit here in the evenings.. enjoy the sunset while observing the increase in flashing car lights around the…
Beca
Beca
December 15, 2019
The Angel of Independence and the whole Paseo de la Reforma (Reforma Avenue) is a must if you are visiting Mexico City. Since it was built in 1865, it was called the mexican Champs Elysee and it is actually way bigger than the original Champs Elysee. It has monuments, restaurants, boutiques,…
Tatiana
Tatiana
August 28, 2019
Aquí podrás tomar muchas fotos que complementaran tu viaje y a solo 10 minutos caminando.

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Location
Cuauhtémoc, CDMX 06500