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Mexico City Sets Up Ice Rink For Winter Feel

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - DECEMBER 06:  A genereal view during the opening of a skating ice rink at Zocalo Square on December 6,
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - DECEMBER 06: A genereal view during the opening of a skating ice rink at Zocalo Square on December 6, 2009 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Fernando Castillo/LatinContent/Getty Images)

An ice rink has been set up in the Zocalo, Mexico City's largest plaza, in an effort to make it easier for the capital's residents to get a taste of winter sports.

The sustainable rink, covering 3,800 sq. meters (40,849 sq. feet), is made of artificial ice and welcomes people visiting the downtown plaza, which is surrounded by historic buildings, such as the Metropolitan Cathedral and the National Palace, the seat of Mexico's government.

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