Angel of Independence

victory column

The Angel of Independence, officially known as Monumento a la Independencia, is an column in Paseo de la Reforma, between Río Tíber and Florencia streets, in Mexico City.[1]

Monumento a la Independencia (El Angel).jpg

It was installed in 1910 by president Porfirio Díaz. It keeps the bodies of many heroes.[2]


  1. "Ángel de la Independencia". Retrieved 12 September 2020.
  2. "¿Qué pasó ahí?... El Ángel de la Independencia". Excélsior (in Spanish). 19 December 2018. Retrieved 13 September 2020.