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Xochimilco flower beds to celebrate Valentine's Day in Mexico City

Xochimilco flower beds to celebrate Valentine's Day in Mexico City
English 14/02/2019 14:03 EL UNIVERSAL in English/David Morales Mexico City Actualizada 14:04
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The installation also features giant frames made of flowers for people to take pictures in front of landmarks

A bed of fiery tulips from Xochimilco decorates the city's main square near the Metropolitan Cathedral

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Xochimilco flower beds to celebrate Valentine's Day in Mexico City

The installation also features giant frames made of flowers for people to take pictures in front of landmarks

EL UNIVERSAL in English/David Morales

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Xochimilco flower beds to celebrate Valentine's Day in Mexico City

One of the flower frames seen from the back

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Xochimilco flower beds to celebrate Valentine's Day in Mexico City

A giant flower bed of yellow tulips surrounds the main square's giant flagpole

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Xochimilco flower beds to celebrate Valentine's Day in Mexico City

Visitors may also enjoy a photo exhibition at the Museum Archive of Photography, which features images of Plaza de la Constitución from the beginning of the 20th century

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Xochimilco flower beds to celebrate Valentine's Day in Mexico City

The installation was elaborated with approximately 18 thousand flowers produced in the Xochimilco (Náhuatl for ‘Flower Field’) district

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Xochimilco flower beds to celebrate Valentine's Day in Mexico City

A girl wearing Aztec garments stares at the flowers in Mexico City's main square

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Xochimilco flower beds to celebrate Valentine's Day in Mexico City

A girl wearing Aztec garments walks towards Madero Avenue as onlookers take pictures

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Xochimilco flower beds to celebrate Valentine's Day in Mexico City

A giant flower bed of yellow tulips surrounds the main square's giant flagpole

EL UNIVERSAL in English/David Morales

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Xochimilco flower beds to celebrate Valentine's Day in Mexico City
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