Monumento a La Patria

Merida's best known icon, this art piece is dominated by a 14-meter-high stone figure of an indigenous man holding a flame. The structure has 31 columns, representing Mexico’s 28 states, two territories and the Federal District.

Monumento a la Patria
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December 31, 1969
Paseo de Montejo, Merida,
Yucatan, Mexico, North America