It is considered one of the most monumental fountains of El Bosque de Chapultepec. It covers an area of 1250 square meters, is shaped in a set square, and at it´s center a Nezahualcoyotl figure made of black Xaltocan stone, emerges. The sculpture is from the artist Luis Ortiz Monasterio and was unveiled on September 15, 1956. The sculptor also carved eight low relief scenes on the fountain, representing the life of the Tlatoani of Texcoco, from his birth in 1402 to his death in 1473. The aforementioned scenes are the birth of Nezahualcóyotl, the death of Ixtlilxóchitl, Tezozómoc´s dream, the occupation of Azcapotzalco, the creation of the Triple Alliance, insertion of Chapultepec water to Tenochtitlán, the coronation of Nezahualpilli and the death of Nezahualcóyotl.
First Section. Access through Chivatito, at the corner of Heroico Colegio Militar Av.
Tuesday-Sunday, 5:00 am to 7:00 pm. Summer schedule 5:00 am to 8:00 pm.