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Address: Tula de Allende, Mexico
Phone Number: 773-732-0705

The ruins of an ancient city that once served as the capital of the...

The ruins of an ancient city that once served as the capital of the Toltecs, Mexico's most powerful people before the rise of the Aztecs.

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Great place if you love to learn about tula history and past historic events. I love it and i know other individual will love the place

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2016
Woodbridge, Virginia
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Great place if you love to learn about tula history and past historic events. I love it and i know other individual will love the place

Thank DianaFlaca
Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, Mexico
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46 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Tula is a great place. Nice people, excellent food, security and peace walking the town. Going to the archaeological area is a breathtaking experience. From the entrance to the Atlantes, you walk by a lovely path among cacti and several endemic botanical species. The first glimpse of the Atlantes is a memorable one. This is a small place, but really... More 

Thank Una2020
Jilotepec, Mexico
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

It was my first time, even I live near there. I really recommend to go there, but they are not the real Atlantes, that's what native people said.

Thank Jose Maria A
San Salvador, El Salvador
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

What to expect? An amazing archeological treasure in the middle of a tremendously ugly, messy and poor town. It's worth it because of the history and the amazing tales around this place. Nothing else around that is as good as this.

1 Thank sandraurena
Tucson, AZ
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48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

At an elevation of 2,020 meters (6,627 feet) in a desert landscape, the archaeological complex of Tula is located in the state of Hidalgo about 50 kilometers northwest of Mexico City. Tula is considered the likely candidate for Tollan, the legendary capital of the Toltec Empire, founded about AD 750, as the Teotihuacan empire was crumbling. During the height of... More 

9 Thank Maria-Tucson
Tula, Mexico
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95 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

However apart from the archeological site there is not much to see, The "Casa de Cultura" in the center of town is probably worth a visit if you want to understand a little about Tula itself and if you are interested the Cathedral. Apart from that, the traffic is terrible, the stench from the river is unbearable and the local... More 

Thank Steve S
Prince Edward Island, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

liked the place, but it is a old town hard to drive around not much to do but if you go there you probably will not be there long

3 Thank dana l
Round Lake, Illinois
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168 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

My wife and I visited Tula in November 2014. The site of Tula is an archeological site that cannot be missed if visiting the Mexico City area. You will read many reviews that speak of Tula as "interesting, but not necessary" in books and travel sites. Even many tour operators do not offer guided tours to Tula de Allende --... More 

15 Thank Christopher D
Noosa Heads
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500 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Tula is indeed very impressive and I am glad that i took the time to go see it on my way back from Valle de Bravo. However if you are limited in time there are better things to see near Mexico City. You certainly get a real feel for history here especially when it is so much older than the... More 

4 Thank James H
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

My friends and I had fun coming here, exploring and taking up time on a Saturday. It wasn't the most exciting thing out there, but fun to see our first ruins of Mexico until we get the chance to travel around some more of the bigger ones it was well worth the trip.

3 Thank Tiffany M

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