Juárez metro station
|STC rapid transit|
Entrance to Metro Juarez on Balderas Street
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Opened||20 November 1970|
Name and iconography
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. This station's name, along with Metro Guelatao, refers to this Mexican politician and is located close to Juárez Avenue. The station opened on 20 November 1970, and has facilities for the handicapped.
Metro Juárez serves the Centro neighbourhood, near the downtown area of the city. It is located on Balderas Avenue, and the walk from the station to the important Eje Central Lazaro Cardenas Avenue has many specialty stores.
- Teatro Metropólitan, theatre.
- Museo de Arte Popular, popular art museum.
- Newspaper Milenio headquarters.
- East: Balderas street and Art. 123 street, Centro
- West: Balderas street and Avenida Independencia, Centro
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Juárez (station).|
- "Afluencia de estación por línea 2018" (in Spanish). Sistema Transporte Colectivo Metro. 2019. Archived from the original on 6 June 2019. Retrieved 8 April 2020.
- "Juárez" (in Spanish). Sistema de Transporte Colectivo. Archived from the original on 10 October 2011. Retrieved 20 August 2011.
- Archambault, Richard. "Juárez » Mexico City Metro System". Retrieved 20 August 2011.
- "Guelatao" (in Spanish). Sistema de Transporte Colectivo. Archived from the original on 9 March 2011. Retrieved 20 August 2011.
- Monroy, Marco. Schwandl, Robert (ed.). "Opening Dates for Mexico City's Subway". Retrieved 20 August 2011.
- 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". Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 20 August 2011. "Mercado Artesanal de la Ciudadela - Mexico City Shopping". Fodor's Travel Guides. Retrieved 20 August 2011.