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  • Barrio de Xochimilco’s Aqueduct

    Barrio de Xochimilco’s Aqueduct

    In Oaxaca’s oldest neighborhood, Barrio de Xochimilco, an 18th-century aqueduct stands as a witness to history and transformation. Built to bring water from the San Felipe mountain to the valley, this aqueduct was once Oaxaca’s lifeline. The 1931 earthquake, however, marked a turning point. With a magnitude of 8.0, it caused widespread destruction and tragically…