El Angel de la Independencia, the symbol of Mexico City.On Sundays, you can see all reforma avenue with only runners and bikers.
When in Mexico City, you should definitely come take a look at this beautiful golden angel perched high in the air!
Love this monument. It's beautiful and significant as it towers in the middle of the road for you to drive around and ponder as you go by.
Mexico City's iconic symbol standing tall over the panoramic and open central avenue of Reforma.
Beautiful monument commemorating Mexico's independence from Spain in 1810.
The Angel of Independence, or El Angel, is one of the most striking and iconic fixtures that you can see on the cityscape of the Federal District. Built in 1910, this structure was created to commemorate the centennial of the Mexican War of Independence, which began in the year 1810.Visitors can climb to the top of the tower completely free of charge – a fantastic activity for learning about Mexican history and looking out over the sprawling metropolis that is Mexico City.
This tall statue with the golden bronze Angel atop it represents the Independence of Mexico, and is centrally located in Mexico City, not far from the Zona Rosa nightlife district and the US Embassy, with commercial and shopping, and international hotels within walking distance.