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Museo del Templo Mayor

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Address: Seminario 8 | Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06060, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 5 5424784
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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The ruins of the temple the Aztecs believed to be center of the universe.

The ruins of the temple the Aztecs believed to be center of the universe.

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A treasure to enjoy in the heart of the city!

My wife and I stopped at this impressive location after our visit to the National Palace. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this impressive landmark and learned much about the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Navaneetha R
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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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Kent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The ruins are the first part but I went in around 2pm and the sun was directly above me so I confess I rushed it to get out of the heat. Was really cool to see and such a shame it was built over in the first place. Inside in the museum was intresting but all the descriptions were in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I stopped at this impressive location after our visit to the National Palace. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this impressive landmark and learned much about the Aztecs. A visit to this facility would be close to a "must-see". Suggestion to authorities: Please do make English translations/explanations more readily available/accessible to the large number of highly-appreciative, but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great way to know that the city of Mexico has an underground pyramid!! Plus sacrificial altars. So cool.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A walk through a historic settlement where one can see the type of architecture and style of building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just a great place to go off the Zocalo and see some of the history of the First Peoples of Mexico. Very interesting and they continue to make new discoveries. Very very interesting and I highly recommend it

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's worth a stop if you're in the plaza. The ruins aren't too spectacular compared to other ruins in Mexico (and there are a variety of reasons for this). It is however attached to a museum that's interesting but not as great as the Anthropology museum. If you are short on money or time do the Anthropology museum instead of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The ruins themselves are reasonably interesting, but the attached museum is world class. A focus on the Aztecs, with good explanations in both English and Spanish, in a modern and well designed space. Set aside a few hours if you want to be comprehensive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Once inside you are transported in time seeing their early concept for architecture . The museum shows a nice collection of art pieces

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The ruins of a massive temple that once stood on the center of the ancient city of Tenochtitlan (now Mexico City). Visit the on-site museum once your'e done with the main path: it features a huge collection of aztec artifacts uncovered below the city. One of the best pieces is the Coyolxauhqui stone, a 40ton monolith featuring the ancient Goddess... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ancient aztec ruins in the middle of Mexico City. Interesting to see, although not much remains of the pyramid.

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Staying in Centro Historico

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Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit the wide variety of markets and plazas where any vintage item, handicrafts and jewelry characteristic of each state in Mexico can be found on Sundays. Admire majestic views of the city from the Monumento a la Revolución and Torre Latinoamericana, and round out the experience with restaurants of all cuisines nearby.