Tallest Latin American skyscraper to be built in Mexico - 26 Jul 2007
A new skyscraper in Mexico City is to become Latin America's tallest building, it has emerged.
Architecture aficionados on holiday in Mexico should be able to feast their eyes on the 300-metre-tall Torre Bicentenario building by 2010, according to the developers.
The building is designed by Rem Koolhaas, the Dutch architect responsible for the Seattle Central Library, Las Vegas' Guggenheim museum and Casa da Musica in Portugal.
Set to overlook Chapultepec Park, it should be easy for holidaymakers to visit the skyscraper before heading to the fascinating park, which houses Chapultepec Castle.
Holidays in Mexico are an eclectic delight, combining urban innovation with natural beauty.
Renowned for its lively atmosphere and creative approach to life, the country's attractions are diverse and plentiful.
Tourists could visit the exhibition on Frida Kahlo, currently showing at the Palacio de Bellas Artes, or enjoy a display of a more unpredictable nature at Guadalajara Zoo, where five Bengal tigers were recently born.
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