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Scenarios of the Mexican Revolution to visit

November is the perfect month to travel the historical places of the Mexican Revolution and revive one of the key moments for the economic and cultural development of Mexico.

The Mexican Revolution is one of the most important historical periods in the country, since it gave rise to different political and social changes. Today there are still many places, museums and buildings that played an important role in that movement that began in 1910.

For many, visiting these places is like taking a trip through time in which you can learn and discover more about the causes and the social context that existed at that time; And of course, since November is the month in which the fight of the revolution is commemorated, there is no better time of the year to reserve a vacation rental and take the tour of these historic cities.

Which ones are the best scenarios of the Mexican Revolution to visit in November?

  • Mexico City
  • Port of Veracruz, Veracruz
  • Zacatecas, Zacatecas
  • Route of Emiliano Zapata in Morelos
  • Chihuahua, Chihuahua
  • Puebla, Puebla
  • Queretaro, Queretaro

Mexico City

In Mexico City, some of the most important places of the Mexican Revolution and it has several monuments and museums dedicated to that historical period. Some of these places are:

Lecumberri Palace. This building was one of the bloodiest scenes of the Mexican Revolution. It is a prison to which then President Francisco I. Madero was going to be transported, however, before the president could enter it, he was betrayed by General Victoriano Huerta, being assassinated along with Vice President Pino Suárez.

Bulb Park. This park is built on Avenida de los Insurgentes, in the place where the “La Bombilla” restaurant used to be. This was the place where the assassination of General Álvaro Obregón took place. Currently there is a monument that consists of a bronze statue of the leader in the opposite part.

The Opera Canteen. This place is located in the Historic Center of the city and was one of Porfirio Díaz’s favorite restaurants. During the Mexican Revolution, this commercial space was the place where Emiliano Zapata and his colleagues met to discuss strategies. Currently it still provides service to the public, and one of its main attractions is a bullet that Pancho Villa shot at the ceiling and still remains embedded in that place.

Monument to the Revolution. Originally this monument was going to be a French-style legislative building, but when the revolutionary movement broke out, the work was put on hold. Once the progress of the work was finished, it was used to create the Monument to the Revolution in which there are cafeterias, souvenir shops and guided tours.

if you are looking for vacation rentals in Mexico City To visit these places, prices can range from 1,300 pesos a day to 8,500 pesos for a weekend.

Port of Veracruz, Veracruz

In the port of Veracruz there is one of the buildings with the most historical weight in the entire country and one of the most important historical places of the Mexican Revolution. The Fort of San Juan de Ulúa was one of the most famous prisons of the Porfirian era and also during the mandate of Victoriano Huerta, since among its inmates were some notable citizens and political prisoners. In 1914, the fort was taken by US troops in their last intervention in the country, during which several of the political prisoners held in the fort were released.

Currently, the Fort of San Juan de Ulúa has guided tours where you can see the first lighthouse in Mexico, the bridge of the last breath and enter the cells where famous people such as Jesús Arriaga, known as “Chucho el Roto”, were kept.

the rents Holidays in the Port of Veracruz they range from 800 pesos a day to 3 thousand pesos a day.

Zacatecas, Zacatecas

In 1914, the Cerro de la Bufa, located next to the Historic Center of Zacatecas, was one of the most important stages of the Mexican Revolution due to the so-called Toma de Zacatecas, in which Francisco Villa defeated the armed forces of Victoriano Huerta . Currently on this hill is the Museum of the Taking of Zacatecas, which exhibits newspapers, photographs, weapons, documents and clothing of the time.

Likewise, at the top of the hill is the Plaza de la Revolución, an esplanade where homage is paid to the outstanding generals of that movement, which houses several bronze statues of them.

when searching vacation rentals in Zacatecas You will find two-bedroom and semi-furnished options that are around 2,900 pesos a day.

Route of Emiliano Zapata in Morelos

The Emiliano Zapata Route runs through municipalities such as Cuernavaca, Cuautla, Anenecuilco, Ciudad Ayala, Tlaltizapán, Yautepec and the Hacienda de San Juan Chinameca. In these places General Emiliano Zapata lived and fought some of his most important battles before he was assassinated.

The route includes historical places of the mexican revolution and of Zapata’s life such as the old Hotel Moctezuma (which served as his headquarters), the Old Railway Station, the Casa Zapata Museum where the caudillo was born and the Hacienda de San Juan Chinameca Museum, where Zapata was ambushed to assassinate him. .

In Morelos you can find vacation rentals from 700 pesos per night in a property for two people or rent spacious villas for 24 thousand pesos all weekend.

Chihuahua, Chihuahua

In the city of Chihuahua, locals bring history to life with a guided tour through various scenes of the Mexican Revolution and monuments alluding to the time, such as the Mausoleum of Francisco Villa and the Historical Museum of the Revolution. This walk is guided by an agency of actors who dress up as historical figures, so you could tour Chihuahua accompanied by Pancho Villa.

The vacation rentals in Chihuahua they cost approximately 15 thousand pesos for a full week of stay.

Puebla, Puebla

The city of Puebla is one of the most important places of the Mexican Revolution since it can be considered that the movement began in this city. Here lived the Serdán brothers, who formed an operations center in their house to plan a coup against Porfirio Díaz on behalf of Francisco I. Madero. However, the Serdán brothers were discovered and killed by Díaz’s soldiers, making them the first heroes of the revolution and a trigger to start the movement two days later.

Currently, the Serdán house in Puebla has become the Regional Museum of the Revolution where family relics of the Serdán and some important documents of the revolutionary movement are preserved.

Queretaro, Queretaro

If the revolution began in Puebla, it can be considered that it ended in the city of Querétaro. In 1917 the constitutionalist congress met in the then Iturbide Theater, today known as the Theater of the Republic, to promulgate the Mexican Constitution of February 5.

The Theater is still considered one of the scenes of the mexican revolution more important; It is currently open to the public every day and is still in operation as it is the headquarters of the Querétaro Philharmonic Orchestra and hosts various cultural and political events.

Querétaro is a city very visited by tourists, here you can find vacation rentals from 800 pesos per night in a property for two people. However, there are also options for 20 people for 8,500 pesos for the whole weekend.

Dare to travel and discover more about the country’s history by touring the most important places of the Mexican Revolution. Don’t forget to take a look at the offers on vivancioseBay’s real estate portal, so you can stay in a place that makes you feel at home.

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