City of gods

One of the largest pre-Hispanic cities in Mesoamerica and a World Heritage Site since 1987 by UNESCO is the city of Teotihuacán, 'The place where men become gods' is located in the State of Mexico, approximately 78 kilometers away from the center From Mexico City. With an excellent geographical location, abundant natural resources and commercial exchange systems, Teotihuacán grew unimaginably. It became one of the largest places in the ancient world, with an estimated 250 thousand inhabitants, positioning itself as an influential culture according to INAH research. The area is open to the public, and has an area of 264 hectares. It consists of monumental complexes such as:

  • The Temple of the Feathered Serpent
  • The Causeway of the Dead
  • Old residences around
  • The Citadel
  • The Palace of Quetzalpopálotl,
  • 4 important departmental complexes with mural painting (Tetitla, Atetelco, Tepantitla and La Ventilla)
  • 2 Yayahuala and Zacuala cutting sets
  • Pyramid of the Sun
  • Pyramid of the Moon


Can we climb the pyramids? Yeah! We can climb to the top of the Pyramid of the Sun, the route is marked and has places where you can rest without obstructing the path. When you reach the top you will have a unique view as a reward after climbing the 238 steps. Your shots will be incredible! In the Pyramid of the Moon we can only climb part of it.

The view will undoubtedly surprise you, since you will be able to see the splendor of the Calzada de los Muertos, the departmental complexes with mural painting and old residences in the surroundings. Recommendations:

  • Since the Pyramid of the Sun is the height of a 20-story building, we must prepare well before climbing. Both physically, such as wearing comfortable clothes, tennis shoes, wearing a hat with a drawstring to avoid losing it in the wind, sunscreen and a sweater, since the current average temperature is 15°C.
  • The further we go to the Pyramids, the lower the cost of the products, you can find a wide variety of souvenirs.
  • The second town is called San Martín de las Pirámides, which is located behind the Pyramid of the Moon, it has rich gastronomic sites in the region that will give you a good taste in your mouth, one of the best options is the La Gruta Teotihuacan Restaurant where You can eat inside a cave, the average cost per person is $350 to $600 per person.
    Access hours: Monday to Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Central Hoteles has tours designed for you to get to know this impressive archaeological site, which will transport you to the time of its splendor. Don't miss this wonder. Join us!


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