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The Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral is a cathedral located in Mexico City. It is situated atop the former Aztec sacred precinct near the Templo Mayor on the northern side of the Plaza de la Constitución and is the seat of the Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico. But how long can the cathedral last without any humans around?


1 year after people: Mexico City's downtown is now returning to be a lake, just as the Aztecs found it 600 years ago, but the returning of Lake Texcoco is threating the Metropolitan Cathedral.

2 years after people: Two years of uncontrolled replenishment has refilled Lake Texcoco that Mexico City was built in. The Metropolitan Cathedral begins to degrade and is at risk of falling due to the softening of the foundations by flooding.

10 years after people: With the Zucalo being submerged, the Metropolitan Cathedral have been flooded. It only take's one earthquake to make the Metropolitan Cathedral fully submerged.