The Best Part of Visiting Teotihuacan

July 21, 2016
This summer vacation, can’t fail to visit and learn more about the ancient civilization of Teotihuacan, also considered the city of gods. Once you enter this archaeological site, you will be received by the Pyramid of the Moon and the Temple of Quetzalcoatl, one of the main features of this archaeological site is that, if you are in one end of the Calzada de los Muertos you will perceive the symmetry of the space. At the center of the site, you will find the Pyramid of the Sun, the Palacio de los Jaguares and Quetzalpapálotl building, showing the wonders of the ancient area. To learn more about the codices and objects found in excavations visit Museo del Sitio; on the other hand, if you want to learn about the mural and their everyday jewelry, visit the Museo de la Pintura Mural. Here, we mention the places you have to visit when coming to Teotihuacan. The Citadel Here you will find the remains where the residences of the priests and rulers were located. In addition, you can see the high degree of urban development this civilization had, as it is characterized by a symmetrical design of platform and stairways. Plaza and Pyramid of the Sun It faces the west; it is known that it worshiped the sun as it is the country's second largest pyramid with a height of 64 meters. Its main front is a staircase access, while at the base it was the place where the rooms of the priests in charge of the main rituals were found. Plaza and Pyramid of the Moon Located at north of the Calzada de los Muertos, the base has a central altar surrounded by bases in symmetrical order. It should be mentioned that in this area some Toltec statues of the early period were found. Palacio de los Jaguares This place is known for its round shape patio, adorned with murals where you will find felines with feathered heads that refer to the God of the wind. If you visit Mexico City, Teotihuacan is a tourist place you should be considered to be part of your itinerary. Stay in the best hands and enjoy excellent service in Best Western Majestic. For more information, visit our website or call 01 800 904 7500.