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A monument honoring six young men killed while trying to defend a military academy.
Bosque de Chapultepec, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

I would recommend at least a quick visit here to absorb this monument's significance. You might end up staying at this contemplative place longer than you anticipate.

Thank GypsyGitanoAtHeart
Reviewed 4 April 2018

This monument is very large and near the Castillo and the gate to Chapultepec. The story behind it is so interesting! It is definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank Stefanie H
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

This monument has a lot of history behind, once you are there and if you meet somebody that can tell you the history of it, it is very interesting. This monument is located in the park close to the castle Of Chapultepec. We took some...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

In the middle of the park is a striking monument It is a tribute to young Mexican soldiers Very eye catching

Thank davethedrill
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We walked the park Chapultepec and of course visited this monument. Historic and beautiful. While here also visit the castle of Chapultepec

Thank uribes
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Being here several times and it does not get old. A must see without a doubt. Great view of the city. Full of history and masterpieces.

Thank Daisy B
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This is a great example of the Art-Deco style that many buildings and sculptures have in Mexico City. The depiction of the eagles and laurels is amazing and majestic. Great spot to reflect on life's ups and downs, and the sacrifices made at war.

Thank Ugo C
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I don't think any photo can do this monument justice. There are so many monuments in Mexico City I suppose due to Mexico's rich history. This one commemorates the sacrifice of cadets in defence of the city during the American invasion in the 1840s. A...More

Thank cmbtraveller
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Excellent place to learn something about Mexico history, and have a nice landscape for a long walk or safe bike trip, also there are such a nice places to eat, or other points of interest nearby.

Thank Héctor Alejandr... A
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

These monuments are visible from the castle and then well placed to wander past on way to the centre of Mexico City. Quite impressive

Thank Cate_Colquhoun
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