The home of Leon Trotsky. A typical home of the region, but fortified after the first attempted assassination. The second was successful. An important lesson in the power of ideas.
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If you're going to visit Frida's house, you have to visit the home of Leon Trotsky, especially since it's around the corner. The home is where Trotsky spent the last few years of his life. I've been twice and it's fantastic. It seems the price...More
Trotsky is an obscure figure for the most people, way less known than Lenin or Stalin. Well, if you've heard about Lenin and Stalin - Mr Trotsky was one of a very few who played Russian politics on the same scale and had a decent...More
If you have any knowledge of or interest in Russian history you are going to want to see the house in which Trotsky was assassinated. It is pretty much intact and that includes the desk at which Trotsky was sitting when he was attacked with...More
I "collect" dead Communists including the mummified Lenin in Moscow, Ho in Hanoi and Mao in Beijing (although he looked more plastic than dead) so how could I pass up this site?
We ended up here as it was close to Frida's house, and there was some historical interest in finding out a bit out Trotsky's association with Mexico. The exhibitions are tired, poorly explained and not particularly well maintained and are all rather dull. Wouldn't recommend...More
A small museum around the corner from Casa Azul. Leon Trotsky's home after he fled Russia shows a life of paranoia and violence. Bullet holes are still visible in the walls. A depressing insight into life in exile.
The museum is mostly photographs and timelines of europe, Russia and Mexico during Trotsky's lifetime. We were only able to see the ground floor and the assembled photographs. They should do a better job and pointing out that the busy street outside the house was...More