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Guachimontones Pyramids

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Address: Guadalajara, Mexico
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Views were excellent, family had lots of fun. Don't pay the guys in the front for the tours. We just went to the museum area and someone there have us the tour for free, of... read more

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Lake Forest, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Views were excellent, family had lots of fun. Don't pay the guys in the front for the tours. We just went to the museum area and someone there have us the tour for free, of course we tipped him.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for walking and enjoying the only round pyramids in the world! A mere 1 hr drive out of Guadalajara. 2 pyramids are refurbished. Good facilities, car park within and a avert interesting museum.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breathtaking views coupled with a glimpse into ancient Mexican culture. Highly recommend visiting with a guide who can explain the nuances between various municipalities and of course, the fascinating game of ulama.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you spend too much time in Guadalajara and don't know what else to do ! You should go to the guachimontones. They are the only rounded pyramids known. It's only half an hour from gdl and the town is lovely

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Most of the family visit this place the view is spectacular the, the tour guide is nice the problem is walk to the site, we went with my mother and they let us go in the car but if you go walking you will need plenty water and sun block, the museum is nice and well care, this pyramid are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

The attractive part is that they are supposed to be the only round pyramids in Mexico. The place is small and in less than an hour you can do the tour. I recommend stopping on the way back at the restaurants next to the lake. Great fresh fish at cheap prices. Less than an hour drive from Guadalajara.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

I never heard of the round pyramids on the other side of the Tequila volcano until my wife and I went to Tequila. So we planned another day trip to Guachimontones to check it out. Only 15 pesos for students and teachers (so bring those ID's) and 30 for the regular entrance. After we paid and parked, we took the... More 

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Marion, Indiana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Viewing the Guachimontones was a new experience. The historical center/museum is small but well-staffed, and they provide information in Spanish, English, and French. The site requires some walking, so recommend appropriate footwear/clothing. The views from the top are stunning. Truly an informative visit.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

From Guadalajara it takes about 1.5hrs to arrive by car or a tour, but is well worth if you like to see these round pyramids.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

This place is very interesting discovered not along ago and they still discovering more ruins, round pyramids !!! How cool is that I think in couple more years it will be like chichen itza, even have the patio where they play ball, we saw signs like they are still doing new excavations, and for what we explore we can tell... More 

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