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“A must see in Mexico”

Monumento a los Ninos Heroes
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Mexico City Segway Tour: Chapultepec Park
Ranked #58 of 512 things to do in Mexico City
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Owner description: A monument honoring six young men killed while trying to defend a military academy.
Mexico City, Mexico
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“A must see in Mexico”
Reviewed 8 February 2012

Beautiful moving monument to Mexico's 6 Military Cadets

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“Fantastic Monument, located in the fabulous Chapultepec Park”
Reviewed 3 February 2012

As monuments go, this one is fantastic. It has a great presence and is very well kept. However, a very knowledgeable (& well educated) older Mexican friend told us how the story of the boys is just that - a story. It was created to motivate and inspire, and afterall, we all know 'it is the victors who write history'.

Never the less, it's a wonderful tale, and the monument is worth visiting if you're in the area, and the park is definitely worth exploring - probably one of my favourite city parks I've ever been to.

The monument only takes minutes to enjoy, but the park can be explored over a whole day if you combine it with the zoo, the museum, a bike ride, walk round the lake, etc etc etc!

Visited January 2012
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