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Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

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.

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.
 
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); The Main Chapels of the Cathedral of Mexico City (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); 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); House of Juan Engel (about 150 meters away); Ignacio Luis Vallarta (about 150 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
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.
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 FeaturesWars, Non-US
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 333 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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