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Culture: Mexico City

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La Quinceañera
Celebrates the coming-of-age of a fifteen year-old girl
El Zócalo
The main plaza in Mexico City
La Catedral Metropolitana
Made in 1572, dominates el Zócalo
El Palacio Nacional
Before Hernán Cortés came, this was the government building of the country
El Museo National de Antropología
Museum of Anthropology
La Bacílica de Guadalupe
The cathedral of Mexico's patron saint, Our Lady of Guadalupe
El Ciduidad de México
The capital of Mexico.
La gran Tenochtitlan
A famous mural by Diego Rivera
El caballero águila
An figurine representing the Aztecs
La Fiesta de Guadalupana
On December 12, millions of people celebrate la Virgen de Guadalupe
La Fiera de los Flores
An annual "floating garden"
La Indepecndencia
The people gather in el Zócalo to celebrate the day Mexico gained its independence
El Ángel
A monument built in 1910 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the country's independence
Tláloc
The Aztec god of water, rain, and agriculture
La Piedra del Sol
Discovered in 1790 in el Templo Meyor
El Centro de la Ciudad
Where the Spanish destroyed the Aztecs' buildings and pyramids and built houses and public buildings