“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Centro Histórico in Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)

First Cockfighting Plaza

First Cockfighting Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton
1. First Cockfighting Plaza Marker
This photo of the marker is courtesy of the Mediateca INAH. It was originally placed ca. 1955 at "2° Calle de Bolivar N° 37 y 39."

Aquí estuvo la primera Plaza de Gallos que hubo en la Ciudad.
Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República

English translation:
Here was the first Cockfighting Plaza that existed in the City.
Office of Monuments of the Colony and the Republic
Erected by Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales y de la República.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsEntertainmentSports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1736.
Location. 19° 25.89′ N, 99° 8.324′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de México. It is in Centro Histórico. Marker is on Bolivar just south of Carranza, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Bolivar 37-39, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. El Gallo de Oro (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ottoman Clock (within shouting distance of this marker); Parish of Our Lady of Lourdes (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Jaime Nunó
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Teatro Colón (within shouting distance of this marker); Factor Antonio de la Cadena (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); House of José y Francisco Fagoaga y Villaurruña (about 120 meters away); Portal del Coliseo (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 165 times since then and 91 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 10, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A photo of the marker if it still exists. • A photo of the previous location of the marker at or near today's 37-39 Bolivar. • Can you help?

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Dec. 11, 2023