Mexico City.Ppt [Recuperado]

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Mexico City.Ppt [Recuperado]

  1. 1. Home to LC ITAM Mexico City http://www.mexicocity.gob.mx/index.php
  2. 2. <ul><li>It is the only castle ever built in America. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s located in the biggest park of latin-america, Chapultepec. </li></ul>Castillo de Chapultepec
  3. 3. Xochimilco <ul><li>One of the principal turistic destinations in the city. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The city is formerly known as the “City of palaces” </li></ul><ul><li>Mexico city is the city with the most museums in the world. And after New York, London and Toronto it has the biggest number of theaters. </li></ul>Palacio de Bellas Artes
  5. 5. <ul><li>The cathedral was built in the XVI century. Upon the prehispanic city of the aztecs. </li></ul><ul><li>The “Villa de Guadalupe” is the most visited marian sanctuary in the world with 14 million people a year. </li></ul>The Cathedral
  6. 6. Palacio Nacional <ul><li>It’s covered with murals by mexican paintor, Diego Rivera. </li></ul><ul><li>The president of the Republic works there. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The Angel of Independence was gifted to us by the French in 1910. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s actually a musoleum. </li></ul>Angel of Independence
  8. 8. Polanco & Santa Fe <ul><li>Two of the richest and most industrialized parts of the country </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Mexico introduced chocolate to the world </li></ul><ul><li>Mexico City was built on a lake </li></ul>Cuicuilco pyramids
  10. 10. Volcanoes around Mexico City <ul><li>Three volcanoes can be seen from Mexico city: “Popocatepetl” , “Pico de Orizaba” and “Ixtlazíhuatl”, better known as “the sleeping woman” </li></ul>
  11. 11. Ciudad Universitaria <ul><li>Takes up 70 achres of the city </li></ul><ul><li>It’s recognized by the United Nations as cultural patrimonium. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>The “Estadio Azteca” is located in , built in 1962 as a host to the world cup Mexico, 1970. Also used in 1986, second world cup hosted by Mexico. </li></ul><ul><li>Mexico is the only country in latinamerica which has been host to two world cups and the olimpics. </li></ul><ul><li>Mexico City also has the “Olimpico”, built to host the Olimpics in 1968 </li></ul>Estadio Azteca

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