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Xochimilco

Landscape in Xochimilco
Landscape in Xochimilco. / Rebeca Anchondo, Flickr / CC BY-NC 2.0

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Unique monument of urban planning, inherited from Aztec times. Here has been preserved the network of ancient channels with chinampas – island gardens. Channels are traveled by special boats – trajineras. Channels and islands contain endemic plants and animals including unique salamander – axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum (Shaw, 1789)).

6 out of 10 stars 59.9%

GPS coordinates
19.2586 N 99.0968 W
Location, address
North America, Mexico, Ciudad de México, Xochimilco suburb some 20 kilometres souoth from the centre of Mexico City

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