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“Fun and interesting site” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Museo del Templo Mayor

Museo del Templo Mayor
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$82.00*
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Mexico City Sightseeing and Teotihuacan Tour
Ranked #11 of 482 things to do in Mexico City
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The ruins of the temple the Aztecs believed to be center of the universe.
Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Fun and interesting site”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2013

I highly recommend this place to anyone who has any interest in history. I also recommend going with a small group of 3 or more people and hiring an official guide. They will be able to give you immense info and likely answer all your questions, but hiring a guide if you are a solo traveler would be kind of expensive so make friends and form a small group. Both the site and the museum are very interesting and I wish i would have had more than 2 hours to see it all, 2.5 hours would have been perfect for me, but I like to do a lot of reading at museums so perhaps others wouldn't need quite that much time.

Visited January 2013
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“A crown in Mayan history”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2013

The Templo Mayor is located just behind the metropolitan cathedral and it’s on the Zocalo. The entry ticket is 57 pesos and it’s worth the spend. The ruins of the temple show us how the great pyramid of Mayans was build and their ideology behind that.
It’s really awesome to see some painting which were few thousand years old. The description boards in English are helpful and good.
A must watch place in Mexican map.

Visited February 2013
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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Mexican history before the Spanish”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

One block away from the Zócalo, it is a very important historical site in Mexico and easy to miss if you do not know it is there. Discovered by accident around 1970, it is an excellent museum dedicated to the history of Mexico until the Spanish arrived.

Visited December 2012
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Long Beach, California
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“Excellent exhibits”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2013

Your entry fee covers the ruins and an excellent museum of artifacts and ethnographic details. In the center of town, worth the time and money (you can't bring water bottles in to the grounds)

Visited February 2013
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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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“well worth a visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2013

A great site to visit to see what is under the streets of Mexico city. It is fascinating to see how the great temple back in Montezumas time had been built over the generations. Museum is very interesting and well laid out.

Visited February 2013
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