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Teotihuacan World Heritage Site

Zona Arqueologica de Teotihuacan | Carretera Mexico - Teotihuacan Km. 46, San Juan Teotihuacan, Mexico
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Ancient Ruins, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, History Museums, Libraries, Historic Sites
Activities: Walking
Description: The Pyramid of the Sun and the Pyramid of the Moon dominate the ruins of what was once the sixth largest city in the world.
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Sibenik, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

You can easily visit Teotihuacan from Mexico city without agency. So from historical center of Mexico city go with trolley bus to Northern bus terminal and just find a bus wich goes to Teotihuacan. In about 45 minutes you're there. Where the sun creme and also take lots of water and a hat. Enjoy climbing on the pyramids of Moon... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

This is one of the most fascinating emplacements of Mexico a life change experience for you. Usher yourself through this Centennial Emplacement with the Toltec's teachings in mind. These teaching state that life is a dream of heaven and earth... A dream filled with abundance, peace, happiness, grace and love. Toltec word in Nahuatl means: Artist. Aren't we all artists... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

... if you go without a good professional and knowledgeable guide Teotihuacan risks feeling like a bunch of stones (as a local colleague called it). Frankly, I was reminded of Pompeii, with an initial sense of awe (although I do not understand some reviews around describing Teotihuacan as a wonder of the world...) quickly followed by the realisation you're looking... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

If you have time in Mexico City and do not visit Teotihuacan your life will be the worse for it. I visited Teotihuacan and as I was walking through it was literally praising God. I realized that if "primitive" man can create a place so magnificent and grand how much greater will the New Jerusalem be in Heaven! If man... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Wonderful site, awe-inspiring and fascinating. A guide will help you see the little details which make it more comprehensible. Climb the 3 pyramids and walk through the ruins of the houses as well as along the impressive Avenue of the Dead. Be prepared for quite a long walk and some very steep steps! It is worth visiting the anthropological museum... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This was my favourite place to visit in Mexico City, despite going on a sunday when its free for the locals and its at its busiest, if you go to Mexico City then you have to visit this place. Climbing the pyramids was amazing and seeing the views from the top were amazing.

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Stoddard, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

The site itself is outstanding, and best enjoyed by guided tour. Not much direction or information provided for anything self-guided. You can beat the crowds (and the sun) by arriving early in the morning. Bring water and sunscreen, and be prepared for a lot of walking. The terrain is uneven and pyramid steps very steep...challenging for anyone with mobility issues.... More

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Guanajuato, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I was really impressed with the ruins here! You can do lots of climbing and sightseeing if that's your thing. Make sure you take a hat and some sunscreen because the ruins are located in a very arid, open area with no shade whatsoever. Be warned that these ruins are highly restored which may or may not be your thing.... More

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Riihimaki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

If you have only few days time to spend in Mexico, this is one of the "must's". It is only about 30 miles northeast of the capital. This is one of the best preserved archeological centers in the country. Take a professional guide. It is worth doing. Do not forget to protect yourself against the Sun!

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We had an amazing time at the Aztec temples of Teotihuacan. Needless to say it was one of our primary highlights during our Mexico trip along with Chichen Itza. Get an English speaking guide if you wish to know the history and significances. We had a very knowledgeable guide and we learnt a lot about ancient Aztec cultures and some... More

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