Obligatory destination for the visitor to the capital of the country.
On this site are the ruins of one of the largest cities of Mesoamerican culture and it is also the most visited archeological zone of the country.
Teotihuacan is one of the most impressive archeological centers in the world. It was a powerful political, military, economic and cultural center that influenced all of Mesoamerica. During its heyday, more than 150,000 inhabitants lived in an area of about 20 square kilometers, being one of the largest metropolis in the world at that time.
During your tour you should not miss:
The Pyramid of the Sun , 63 meters high, with a long side of 225 meters and Pyramid of the Moon , 40 meters high at the northern limit of the Causeway of the Dead, 2 km long.
The causeway of the dead: It is oriented from north to south and flanked by a residential area probably inhabited by priests.
The citadel: quadrangular platform of 400 meters, surrounded by pyramidal basements with a central shrine.
The temple to Quetzalcoatl: Named for the ornamentation of feathered serpents whose heads emerge from a flower, alternating with sculptures of the God Tlaloc.
The palace of Quetzalpapalotl: It was supposed to be the room of a great lord or a high priest, the inner courtyard pillars adorned with reliefs representing the mythological animal called quetzal – butterfly, framed by aquatic symbols.
In addition to the Colossal Heads, Overlapping Buildings and the Site Museum.
Location: The Teotihuacán Archaeological Zone is located in the state of Mexico approximately 40 km northeast of Mexico City, from where you can reach the Mexico-Pachuca highway, leaving on Avenida Insurgentes Norte.
Hours: 09:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 365 days a year. Visit the area’s museums and temporary exhibitions: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. the 365 days of the year.
Cost of entrance
$ 65.00 pesos per person (demand and keep your ticket because you must show it in museums and other doors).
Free for students and teachers.
Free Sundays for nationals.
Cars: $ 45.00
Motorcycles: $ 20.00