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Metro General Anaya

Metro General Anaya

 

metro general anayaMetro General Anaya in on Line 2 near the Mexico City Country Club and a block or so walking to the National Museum of the 19th Century Military Interventions. An above-ground station, it’s an easy walk to the museum, as it is to the Japanese Gardens at the entrance to the Country Club.

  • The station is named for General Pedro María de Anaya (1794–1854). The station replaced a traffic round-about that had honored the General here since the 1940s. That roundabout was an important intersection on the Calzada de Tlalpan, the causeway which has been an important entrance to the city since well before the arrival of the Spanish.

The General’s monument was here because he’d lead the defense of the city at the Battle of Churubusco during invasion by the United States in 1847. That battle took place in the general area which was, at the time, mostly open farmland and pasture. Today much of that battle and the turbulent 19th century are examined in some detail in the National Museum of the Interventions.

The Statue at the center of the monument to the General was moved to outside of the museum in time for the opening of this subway station in 1970.

Points of Interest near Metro General Anaya

How to get here
  • Country Club Churubusco, 04120 Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico

Nearby

Army and Air Force Museum

Nearest at 0.25 kms.

Parque Masayoshi Ohira

Nearest at 0.31 kms.

Barrio San Mateo, Churubusco

Nearest at 0.39 kms.

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