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Last Residence of Moctezuma

Las Casas Viejas de Moctezuma

 
 
Last Residence of Moctezuma Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
1. Last Residence of Moctezuma Marker
Inscription.
Aquí estuvieron las
casas viejas de
Moctezuma
hasta 1521.

Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República.

English translation:
Here was the last residence of Moctezuma until 1521.

 
Erected by Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República.
 
Location. 19° 26.053′ N, 99° 8.047′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal. Marker is on Monte de Piedad, on the left when traveling north. Click for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Palace of Axayacatl (a few steps from this marker); Monument to Enrico Martínez (within shouting distance of this marker); Juan Ignacio María de Castorena y Ursua (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); José Mariano Beristain y Souza (about 120 meters away); Café del Cazador (about 120 meters away); House of Juan Engel (about 150 meters away); Ignacio Luis Vallarta (about 150 meters away); Alfredo Robles Domínguez (about 180 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Regarding Last Residence of Moctezuma. The mexica leader Moctezuma had his residences here up to 1521. After the conquest of Mexico by the Spanish, these residences were taken
Last Residence of Moctezuma Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 31, 2015
2. Last Residence of Moctezuma Marker
The marker is to the left of the entrance to the Monte de Piedad bank building.
over by Hernán Cortés and others and converted into residences and other buildings.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesWars, Non-US
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 289 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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