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1

What is the Zócalo?

The main plaza

2

What is el Paseo de la Reforma?

A street built by emperor Maximilian to join his palace and office.

3

What is the Parque de Chapultepec?

A large Park with tourist attractions

4

What is the Museo de Antropología?

A museum of architecture and culture

5

What is the cheapest mode of transportation?

Subways

6

What is expensive and difficult to find in Mexico City?

Cars

7

what is the capital of Mexico?

Mexico City/ Ciudad de, México

8

Name 3 interesting sites

El palacio Nacional,
El Museo de Antropología
La universidad de Autónoma de México

9

What is Mexico built on?

Lake texcoco

10

What are parts of the city sinking?

It was built on an island on a lake, which makes soft land.

11

What is the D.F?

Distrito Federal (Federal District)
-the center of government

12

Another name for Mexico City is

D.F (Distrito Federal)

13

Finish: La Universidad...

Autónoma de México

14

Finish: Museo...

De Antropología

15

Finish: Parque de

Chapultepec

16

Finish: El paseo

De la Reforma

17

Finish: El Palacio

Nacional

18

List 5 sites to go to (on paper or sticky note)

1)La Universidad Autónoma de Mexico
2) El Palacio Nacional
3) Museo de Antropología
4) Parque de Chapultepec
5) El Paseo de la Reforma