The name Chapultepec is the Nahuatl word chapoltepēc meaning "on the grasshopper hill". The castle has such unparalleled views and terraces that explorer James F. Elton wrote that they cannot "be surpassed in beauty anywhere in the world." It is located at the entrance to Chapultepec Park just minutes from the Century Hotel.
The Angel of Independence, better known by the abbreviated name of El Ángel and officially known as Monumento a la Independencia, is a victory column in a rotunda on the main thoroughfare of Paseo de la Reforma a few steps from the Century Hotel.
Wax museum in a century-old house with more than 200 replicas of cultural icons and fictional characters.
A few minutes from the Century Hotel
The Plaza de la Constitución, known as El Zócalo, is Mexico City's main square. It is the site of the National Palace. It was named after the Constitution of Cadiz promulgated in 1812.
A few minutes from the Century Hotel.