Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Last Residence of Moctezuma
Las Casas Viejas de Moctezuma
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Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República.
Office of Monuments of the Colony and the Republic
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, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Monte de Piedad, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico.
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); Ruins of an Aztec Pyramid (within shouting distance of this marker); The Main Chapels of the Cathedral of Mexico City Cuauhtémoc (about 90 meters away); Juan Ignacio María de Castorena y Ursua (about 90 meters away); José Mariano Beristain y Souza (about 120 meters away); Café del Cazador (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map 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 over by Hernán Cortés and others and converted into residences and other buildings.
Categories. • Man-Made Features • Wars, Non-US •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 375 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.