Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco

Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco

Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco
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Xochicalco was the oldest known fortress in Middle America and an important religious center.
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Bairbre N
Dublin, Ireland36 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
This amazing site is about 38 kms from Cuernavaca. It was first occupied in 200BC but developed into an urban centre between AD 700-900. At its peak it is believed to have had a population of 20000 people. It features a temple and pyramids and ball courts and an observatory.
Written 22 January 2023
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jb
Sacramento, CA2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Couples
If you do one thing in CV, this should be it. Stunning ruins, excellent museum, beautiful location. Humbling, the technology it took to build, 1,500 years ago
Written 12 November 2022
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Garry L
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2021 • Solo
Exploring this site was an amazing experience. For one who loves history this was a dream. The combination of the different types of buildings and pyramids was quite the experience.
Written 6 October 2022
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Peter B
Kensington, CA98 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
Definitely worth a visit. Climb to the top and view the whole complex. Very interesting depictions of quetzalcoatl and priests along the sides of the top pyramid. The site is well maintained and so is the museum. Arrive early and enjoy the peace that can exist there.
Written 10 May 2022
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Ivanna A
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
This site is wonderful, for some reason, it is not so popular in tourist tours, so that makes it a huge plus for archeology lovers and first-timers, contemplation of history. A place with power and energy too. Do bring a hat, the sun can be very strong.
Written 8 May 2022
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Cynlegge
San Diego, CA3 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2021 • Couples
This site is currently closed due to the pandemic. I wish the website would update to reflect the most updated information. My hubby drove us here and it's been closed since the start of the pandemic we were told by a guard there.
Written 9 March 2021
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John W
United Kingdom303 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
There were few visitors when we visited- impressive scale and great views. Well managed. The museum was well curated- meaning a well selected choice of artefacts. One watch out- go to the museum to get tickets to enter the site (which is >500 metres distant).
Written 11 March 2020
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Sylvie F
Longueuil, Canada182 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
Even if the site is far from the town of Cuernavaca, we were very happy to have gone there with a private guide. There Is a lot to learn as the site is huge and well maintained. Moreover, the museum is a must to visit before going further on the site. We recommend very much!
Written 3 March 2020
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blueskies15-10
Giessen, Germany775 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
visited the ancient ruins with a small group of 4 people plus guide, it is an hour drive, the area is about 10 hectars and about 11,000 people used to live there, has many temples, an acropolis and one of the very few observatories, high time was 650 - 800 B.C., Museum is very interesting, some of the finds are in the Antropological Museum in Mexico City, highly recommended
Written 17 November 2019
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Emma V
Cuernavaca, Mexico16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2019
This place is Unique, clean and the people is so friendly. weather very hot but still nice.great for visit with the family
Written 26 October 2019
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