Colima's King

Colima’s King statue

Work executed by the Mexican sculptor Juan F. Olaguíbel, to exalt the figure of the brave Hueitlatoani Teco who succumbed defending his territory during the incursion of the Spanish conqueror Gonzalo de Sandoval in 1523.

It represents an Indian warrior in an arrogant attitude of defending his people and his land. The sculpture is supported on a pedestal and this is a circular quarry plinth. At the bottom is the inscription King of Coliman, while on the surface of the pedestal are sculpted in low-relief artistic, the customs and activities of the pre-cortesian settlers, as well as two beautiful inscriptions.

This monument is more than 8 meters high and was inaugurated on September 16, 1955, at the end of the administration of Major General Jesús González Lugo. It is located at the confluence of the avenues Rey Colimán, Calzada Galván and 20 de Noviembre.

The figure of the brave Hueitlatoani Teco who succumbed defending his territory during the incursion of the Spanish conqueror Gonzalo de Sandoval in 1523.

Read more about Manzanillo’s and Colima’s History

With information of Colima Municipality

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