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One of the countless canals in Xochimilco. / FABIAN KRONENBERGER, Flickr / CC BY-ND 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 the 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 kilometers south from the center of Mexico City

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