Chapultepec Castle
HISTORY  OF THE CHAPULTEPEC CASTLE IN THE CITY OF MEXICO Name: Chapultepec  Castle Location: Mexico City  Country: Mexico 
<ul><li>The name  Chapultepec  comes from the  Náhuatl  word  chapoltepēc  which means &quot;at the grasshopper's hill&quo...
<ul><li>Chapultepec Castle was abandoned during the  Mexican   War   of   Independence  ( 1810  –  1821 ) and many years l...
IMAGES OF THE CHAPULTEPEC CASTLE IN MEXICO CITY           Facade and balcony of the west wing East wing or  Alcázar Anothe...
A fountain at the Castle The watchtower known as  Caballero Alto Monument to  Niños Héroes . Chapultepec Castle can be see...
THIS IS THE CHAPULTEPEC CASTLE. I HOPE YOU VISIT IT AND I HOPE YOU LIKE IT.
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Chapultepec castle

  1. 1. Chapultepec Castle
  2. 2. HISTORY OF THE CHAPULTEPEC CASTLE IN THE CITY OF MEXICO Name: Chapultepec  Castle Location: Mexico City  Country: Mexico 
  3. 3. <ul><li>The name Chapultepec comes from the Náhuatl word chapoltepēc which means &quot;at the grasshopper's hill&quot;. It is located in the middle of Chapultepec Park in Mexico City at a height of 2,325 meters (7,628 feet) above sea level. </li></ul><ul><li>The building has served several purposes during its history, including that of Military Academy, Imperial residence, Presidential home, observatory and currently museum . It serves today as the Mexican National Museum of History. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Chapultepec Castle was abandoned during the Mexican War of Independence ( 1810 – 1821 ) and many years later until 1833 . On that year the building was decreed to become the location of the (Military Academy); as a consequence several structural modifications had to be done, including the addition of the watchtower known as Caballero Alto </li></ul>
  5. 5. IMAGES OF THE CHAPULTEPEC CASTLE IN MEXICO CITY           Facade and balcony of the west wing East wing or Alcázar Another view of the Castle Interior gardens in the Castle
  6. 6. A fountain at the Castle The watchtower known as Caballero Alto Monument to Niños Héroes . Chapultepec Castle can be seen in the background IMAGES OF THE CHAPULTEPEC CASTLE IN MEXICO CITY
  7. 7. THIS IS THE CHAPULTEPEC CASTLE. I HOPE YOU VISIT IT AND I HOPE YOU LIKE IT.

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