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Address: Carretera Estatal 604 Guadalajara-San Marcos km 56, Teuchitlan 46762, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 384 109 0388
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Guachimontones Archaeological Site Tour from Guadalajara
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Guachimontones Pyramids and Haciendas Combo Tour from Guadalajara

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New Displays and new Guidebook at Guachimontones Museum

If you've already visited the Guachimontones Interpretive Center, be warned: you haven't really seen it—simply because every six months it changes. A few days ago I was surprised... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
John P
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Guadalajara, Mexico
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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Is a beautiful place to visit in September because it rains and everything is green. If you go in other months it will be dry and very hot that will make it a different experience. Overall this place is very interesting and different from other ruins they have a new museum with lots of information on this civilisation. The entrance... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you've already visited the Guachimontones Interpretive Center, be warned: you haven't really seen it—simply because every six months it changes. A few days ago I was surprised to find a huge, first-class display all about pottery making. “We show how they did it in the past and how they do it today,” guide Marcelo Aguirre told me.In addition, the... More 

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Manaus, AM
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I dont know if I love archaelogy but this place is awesome!! The city is 40min far from Guadalajara -- I went by cab, w other 4 people, and spent MXN 1,200. Arriving there, a very nice guide (Jaime) charged MXN 200 to follow and help us -- totally worth it. After that you get the museum -- impressive!!! I... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a pretty place, it was interesting, however it there is not very much to see. The view was great. Also, from where you have to park....it is a long walk so if you have difficulty walking this would not be a good idea! Once you get to the top 30 min is more than enough time to have... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An hour drive from Guadalajara on a generally good motorable road leads you to the entrance of the complex. An uphill 15 mins walk on a wooded internal road leads you to the complex of green grassy circular pyramids. Atop a vantage point gives a good view of the city and lakes.These were related to the flying dancers. A very... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016 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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Tullahoma, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

A great visit of a little known people of Mexico. The drive is pleasant and the ruins amazing. The interpretive center is amazing. There is a restaurant called Monte Carlo on the lake prior to arriving to the ruins that I recomens

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 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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Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

Such gorgeous views. The ruins are unique and offer anot interesting insight into this area's past. Mind the signs...some structures are not stable. The welcome center is gorgeous! It has a beautiful view.

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