Metro Juárez

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Juárez
STC rapid transit
EntranceMetroJuarezDF.JPG
Entrance to Metro Juarez on Balderas Street
Station statistics
Address Mexico City
Mexico
Coordinates 19°25′59″N 99°08′52″W / 19.433167°N 99.147792°W / 19.433167; -99.147792Coordinates: 19°25′59″N 99°08′52″W / 19.433167°N 99.147792°W / 19.433167; -99.147792
Line(s)
Services
Preceding station   Mexico City Metro   Following station
towards Indios Verdes
Línea 3
towards Universidad
METRO JUAREZ.JPG

Metro Juárez is a metro station on the Mexico City Metro.[1][2] It is located in the Cuauhtémoc borough of Mexico City.[1]

The station logo depicts the bust of Benito Juárez (1806-1872), a Mexican lawyer and politician of Zapotec origin from Oaxaca who served five terms as the president of Mexico: 1858–1861 as interim, then 1861–1865, 1865–1867, 1867–1871 and 1871–1872 as constitutional president.[1][2] This station's name, along with Metro Guelatao, refers to this Mexican politician[3] and is located close to Juárez Avenue. The station opened on 20 November 1970, and has facilities for the handicapped.[1][4]

Metro Juárez serves the Centro neighbourhood, near the downtown area of the city.[1] It is located on Balderas Avenue,[1] and the walk from the station to the important Eje Central Lazaro Cardenas Avenue is full of specialty stores.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Juárez" (in Spanish). Sistema de Transporte Colectivo. Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Archambault, Richard. "Juárez » Mexico City Metro System". Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Guelatao" (in Spanish). Sistema de Transporte Colectivo. Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  4. ^ Monroy, Marco. Schwandl, Robert, ed. "Opening Dates for Mexico City's Subway". Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  5. ^ The area south of the station on Balderas is home to the Mercado de Artesanias de la Ciudadela. See: "Mercado de Artesanias" (in Spanish). Retrieved 20 August 2011.  "Mexico City Markets". Retrieved 20 August 2011.  "Mercado Artesanal de la Ciudadela - Mexico City Shopping". Fodor's Travel Guides. Retrieved 20 August 2011.