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Not very popular site! Wish they had the funds to uncover more of the mystery behind this... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2017
Cesar G
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Manteca
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Small site but very well restored.

We found this site on our way from Patzcuaro to Uruapan on Highway 14 libre. It is located in the... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2017
MexicoTraveler67
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Paris, Texas
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Oct 22, 2017
“Vacation”
Jul 26, 2017
“Small site but very well restored.”
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Ancient Tarascan ruins include a pyramid, a ball court, and sacraficial altars.
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on Mex 14 between Uruapan and Patzcuaro in the state of Michoacan | Tingambato, Uruapan, Mexico
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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Not very popular site! Wish they had the funds to uncover more of the mystery behind this archeological site. We definitely enjoyed this site and had it all to ourselves!!

Thank Cesar G
Reviewed July 26, 2017

We found this site on our way from Patzcuaro to Uruapan on Highway 14 libre. It is located in the village of the same name. The site consists of a ballcourt, a small pyramid, residential structures, and courtyards. There has been significant restoration at the...More

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Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

They try to rip people off if they know they're not from Mexico. Supposedly teachers and students get in free but you need your credential and it only counts for people in Mexico. They charged 50 pesos per person. Another family came in and they...More

6  Thank Vanessa E
Reviewed July 31, 2016

I was sad to see there wasnt a museum, but was very happy to sign a petition for one. It is very well preserved.

1  Thank ceciliasepulveda
Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

We were passing by and stopped on a day when the site was closed. We walked around anyway and were impressed with how much there was packed here in this little site. Inspirational.

1  Thank pullmanbruce
Reviewed July 1, 2015

These Tarascan ruins are a collection of everything you might want to see in a very small area. Pyramid, ball court, civil area, sacrificial altars, and a tomb. Unlike larger sites this one is uncrowded and gave my daughter and me a chance to take...More

3  Thank Rick J
Reviewed February 9, 2015

On a trip from Patzcuaro to Paracho (guitar town) we saw the signs for the ruins at Tingambato. We found the site easily, and spent a fabulous hour or so wandering around the grounds and reading the various information signs. As stated in other posts,...More

1  Thank Hutchparks
Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

Tingambato was mildly interesting. The site is easily seen in 30 minutes, even after reading all the signage. There were a staggering amount of cultures that once thrived in Mexico, influencing one another. Here we have another. This one is tiny, but charges the same...More

1  Thank NewMexicoScraps
Reviewed April 10, 2013

The influence of Teotihuacan culture in ancient Mexico is well known but, this far? From central valley north of Mexico city? Yes, and yet problably not expected, the look of architecture of plazas, altars, pyramids & ball court in Tingambato site is a nice surprise...More

5  Thank Alfredo-Tourguide
Reviewed February 28, 2013

i love going to tingambato and see my my family and friends. l going in june to see them. i so happy. i also love the partys and thae the dances and going to the pyrimids. tingambato is my favorit place to go and see...More

3  Thank elizabeth a
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Natalia G
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Response from pullmanbruce | Reviewed this property |
I drove due West on the main highway out of Paracho. I would imagine that there's a bus but I can't say for certain. Check a map and ask in Paracho about a bus. I was there on a day it was closed but looked all around anyway... More
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March 30, 2016|
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