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Next event at El Bosque

  • Webinar: Diego Rivera y el Cárcamo de Dolores del Bosque de Chapultepec
  • Del 3 al 4 de Diciembre
  • No te pierdas este webinar  impartido por el maestro Eduardo Vázquez Martín, Coordinador Ejecutivo del Mandato del Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, quien nos dará un recorrido por las maravillosas obras que...

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El Bosque de Chapultepec will remain closed to the public in order to prevent the COVID-19 outbreak.

Join our volunteering program

The volunteer program, jointly organized by Fideicomiso Pro Bosque de Chapultepec and different companies, consist on workdays where the participants gathered whit their families support the rehabilitation of the main lung of the city. Are you interested? Please, write us!

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Expert explains the importance of rescuing the Fountain that honors Don Quijote in Chapultepec

The Fountain of Don Quijote is a tribute to Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, father of all novels, to whom the whole world, but particularly Mexicans, owe a lot. The teacher Hernán Lara Zavala is a professor of literature, writer, editor, translator and cultural promoter, and, among his qualities, he is an expert in Don Quijote. […]

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Do you know that Mexico city was the home of one of the most surrealistic fountains of the world? (We want it back)

When the Quijote Fountain, protagonist of this note, was built, the purpose behind its construction was to create a corner to inspire people to reading in the contemplation of nature inside Mexico City’s maelstrom. The exact date when this place was created is unknown, we know that it was built around the start of the […]

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The most surrealistic of the inhabitants of the Chapultepec Forest wish to return

“This fountain tells the adventures of the knight-errand and his faithful squire and servant Sancho Panza.”  Around 1920 this small, beautiful square was already one of Mexico city’s favorite cultural spaces. The exact year in which it was built is unknown, but we do know that in the 1920’s this landmark was inside the Catalogue […]

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Do you know the history of the surrealist Quijote Fountain?

Next to the ‘Calzada del Rey’, between the peacefulness sound of the water and the majestic Ahuehuetes sacred trees, there is a small square that houses one of the most interesting corners of our Chapultepec Forest. It is called the Quijote Fountain or ‘Fuente del Quijote’, it was built in 1921 and is a monument […]

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Fall in love with this fountain

In a hidden corner inside the Chapultepec Forest, one of the most beautiful places around here, tens of hand-painted tiles narrate some of the chapters of the monumental literary work of Hispanic literature ‘Don Quijote’ by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.  This fountain was built in 1921 with the unique and incredible purpose of inspiring people […]

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The History Of Chapultepec Castle In 1 Minute

By Lauren Cocking. Culture Trip.  Chapultepec Castle, situated in the lush and sprawling Bosque de Chapultepec in central Mexico City, is emblematic of Mexico’s capital and has a suitably regal and intriguing history to match. Named for the Nahuatl word chapoltepēc, which means ‘at the grasshopper’s hill’, it sits on what the Aztecs considered a sacred hilltop, meaning the glorious palace […]

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