Chapulatpec castle: The 18th-century palace, known for its impressive gardens, served as the home of the Mexican President until 1939 and now houses the famous Museo Nacional de Historia
A visit to Chapulatpec gives glimpses into the lives of several generations of Mexico's heads of state from the eighteenth to the early twentienth centuries.
Senior citizens are given free entrance: in return for climbing that hill, you would assume. Whatever your age, a visit is certainly worth the few pesos entrance fee.
Do your homework before a visit and you will appreciate it much more.
The gardens are to die for. You will thoroughly enjoyed your time there and the frescos and artifacts are beautiful.
The grounds, the stained glass, the furnishings you don’t have to pay being seniors and that was a great bonus.
Only some of the upstairs signage have English which, makes it hard to appreciate the history being presented and there is a lot to learn there. The views from the property are great too.
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