Leon Trotsky, a Russian revolutionary, was known to have spent his last days in Mexico in exile. He was murdered in his house by an assassin. This house has since been turned into a museum to preserve his legacy. Everything has been preserved, especially in the study where he was killed.
Trotsky was a Marxist and a critic of the Stalin regime. This political activities eventually resulted in his exile to various countries. His influential friends, the artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, negotiated his asylum in Mexico. He lived with his wife and grandson at the Casa Trotsky while continuing his opposition to Stalin.Places nearby:
Bosque De Chapultepec: Mexico City's Breath Of Fresh Air 7 km / 4 mi
La Feria Chapultepec: Home of the First 3 Vertical Loop Roller Coaster 7 km / 4 mi
Museo Tamayo: Mexico City's Contemporary Art Museum 7 km / 4 mi
Tamayo Museum, Mexico City: Redefining the role of a modern museum 7 km / 4 mi
Chapultepec Park and Zoo: The Largest Public Park In Mexico City 8 km / 4 mi