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Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco

Carretera Federal Xochicalco Tetlama, sin numero | Xochicalco, Municipio de Miacatlan, Morelos, Cuernavaca 62605, Mexico
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Xochicalco was the oldest known fortress in Middle America and an important religious center.
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Carretera Federal Xochicalco Tetlama, sin numero | Xochicalco, Municipio de Miacatlan, Morelos, Cuernavaca 62605, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to see pyramids and pre-Colombian ruins including ball fields, go to Xochicalco, outside of Cuernavaca. Interesting and awesome. There is an observatory with a hole through the rocks that shows the equinox. Spiritual. Look for copal trees.

Thank Lakeside31
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to allocate enough time to climb the pyramids and associated grounds of this site. The museum is impressive and the guided tour is very informative.

Thank MemoSanAntonio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This site is in a beautiful setting, has a worthwhile museum attached to it, and there is a lot to see, just within the main ruins. I suggest allowing at least 3 hours on-site if you want to see the museum and not feel too...More

Thank JulieinSacramento
Reviewed June 4, 2017

Heard a lot about this site and finally visited it. I live in Cuernavaca and this site is about 40kms from here. I went by my car and It took me approximately 45 minutes(I went really slow). So many people have talked about the good...More

2  Thank Joel C
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Know the mesoamerican history and follow the prehispanic history is fantastic but read about the history so you can fallow this very interesting site.

Thank Francisco Alber... L
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Xochicalco is special among the many Mexican ruins we have visited. Most similar to Monte Alban and Atsompa outside Oaxaca in its hilltop location, overlooking surrounding valleys. It is more remote from Cuernavaca than it might seem from a map, as the route there is...More

2  Thank Fred S
Reviewed May 22, 2017

We started our visit at the museum at 9:30 am, which provides a fantastic view of the pyramid and structures on the adjacent hilltop. We were the only ones at the museum and for most of our wandering around site. The site would benefit from...More

1  Thank Wanderlust2travlers
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

I don't know how come this place, being so close to Mexico City is not so famous. When you get there you will see a sign that says "taquilla unica ", follow the directions and you will get to an outdoor parking lot, enough space,...More

1  Thank Julio L
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

This is quite an impressive site for a mixed population that did nooccupybthe area for too long. I recommend getting a guide. They offer a speed tour at can give you the most important highlights in one hour time. There are really some interesting points...More

Thank ciararivera
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

It is an incredible place full of landscapes and culture. The weather is usually very warm but you will get the chance to know a little bit more about the prehispanic Mexican cultures

Thank Minerva P
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Analupe
March 22, 2017|
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Response from Ed C | Reviewed this property |
From Cuernavaca we went to the Pullman bus station and caught a "directo" bus to Xochicalco. we went during a weekday and we're dropped off at the "crusero" hwy crossing just south of the ruins. we walked no more than a few... More
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Hazel R
July 24, 2016|
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Response from pumpermum | Reviewed this property |
We awere approached by a guide who wanted to spend 30 minutes explaining the complicated drawings on the pyramid. This would have been fantastic, however my spanish wasn't good enough to benefit so we did not hire.
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Eloycasa
May 29, 2016|
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Response from Héctor E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, about 3 dlls
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