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Carretera Estatal 604 Guadalajara-San Marcos km 56, Teuchitlan 46762, Mexico
+52 384 109 0388
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Carretera Estatal 604 Guadalajara-San Marcos km 56, Teuchitlan 46762, Mexico
+52 384 109 0388
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We knew about Guachimontones, because it was listed as attractions in the area nearby Hacienda Labor de Rivera. It was not in our list of places to visit as we were heading to Ruta del Tequila. However, we decided to go understanding the importance of...More

1  Thank Paisajista
Reviewed May 6, 2017

This is an interesting and rather unusual site. The "pyramids" look like sets of discs stacked vertically, with the ruins of other buildings nearby. Some of the "pyramids" have been heavily restored, while others have been left in their ruined, tumble-down state. There is a...More

2  Thank Peter C
Reviewed March 24, 2017

An hour outside of Guadalajara makes this a great half day trip. Only round pyramid place in Mexico. Have your car take you up to the site..otherwise a 40 degree climb of half a km. Small in size compared to other site. One hour visit...More

1  Thank bajajulio
Reviewed March 16, 2017

I've known about these pyramids for a few years and was finally able to see them for myself. I am very intrigued by the history of the past and especially with pyramids. I am drawn to them and am always in awe of what life...More

1  Thank Noemi L
Reviewed March 14, 2017

We visited the site on our own yesterday. The area is open 7 days a week however, the onsite museum is closed on Mondays. There wasn't a charge to enter when the museum is closed. As we drove up to the entrance, we were greeted...More

Thank Bill P
Reviewed March 5, 2017

Good museum attached with information. Newly excavated and culture yet to be identified. Lots of pleasant walking to pyramids and ball courts. One dozen colors of obsidian found here which was a big trading item at time. Beautiful view from the hillside ruin. So glad...More

1  Thank tornillo2015
Reviewed February 9, 2017

We went with a car and driver as I had read about the area. The trip shows you that close to a major city that there is vast open land and agricultural production. The pyramids are unique they are round. The site is still being...More

Thank joanz359
Reviewed February 5, 2017

As a part of our tour of Jalisco, our tour guide took us to the Guachimontes Ruins. If your in the area you need to check it out. The ruins are a relatively new discovery, late 1990's. The site has been just partially explored, but...More

Thank SD3228
Reviewed January 28, 2017

This is a great little archeological site about an hour drive from Guadalajara. It was more impressive than I expected. Be prepared to walk from the parking to the site for about 15 minutes. The road is uphill and it's not hard for a fit...More

Thank Yana S
Reviewed January 13, 2017

We had a very interesting & peaceful tranquil time at the pyramids..We have been to other Pyramids on the East Coast..and you could always feel the intensity of the area...They were warriors..It appears the people that lived here, were farmers..peaceful, just living off the land...More

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Mary Ann H
April 4, 2016|
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Response from JARamosCaceres | Reviewed this property |
Download the map previous to travel and fill your gas tank, gas stations are few and the data signal is poor, make sure to have MXN in cash debit and credit cards are not usable everywhere, wear confortable clothing cause... More
September 11, 2015|
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Response from dennisjames | Reviewed this property |
No idea but it is easy to find out by asking any taxi driver if they are interested in a day long hire. It would have to be a little more than they can earn in a normal days work.
July 29, 2015|
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Response from Scarlett C | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is "autotrasportes etzatlan" should be no more than 5USD and you can take it at any bus station going from lázaro Cárdenas to periférico and Av Vallarta or any point in pefirerico from Av colon to Av Vallarta... More