Paseo de la Reforma, Mexico City

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
One of Mexico City's major thoroughfares, Paseo de la Reforma runs through the city's main financial and business districts, taking visitors from the downtown to the famed Chapultepec Park. Laid out in the 1860s and modeled after some of Europe's grandest boulevards, the avenue runs diagonally across the city and hosts some of Mexico's tallest buildings. Arguably the street's best-known feature is the so-called Angel of Independence, a tall column topped by a golden statue of the Winged Goddess of Victory. A convenient starting point for many tours, this monument depicts various heroes from Mexican history and houses tombs of several notable historical figures. To visit Paseo de la Reforma on your trip to Mexico City, use our Mexico City visit planning site.
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  • Mexico City center is one of the most walkable cities I’ve ever been too. The urban planning and landscaping is remarkable. There is so much to see along the way along with the monuments and modern...  more »
  • This is a stunning boulevard that takes you through the heart of this great city. Wonderful buildings and statues line the paseo.  more »

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