Must-see attractions in Teotihuacán

  • Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan, Mexico.

    Pirámide del Sol


    The world’s third-largest pyramid – surpassed in size only by Egypt’s Cheops (which is also a tomb, unlike the temples here) and the pyramid of…

  • Pyramid of the Moon, Teotihuacan, Mexico.

    Pirámide de la Luna


    The Pyramid of the Moon, at the north end of the Calzada de los Muertos, is smaller than the Pirámide del Sol, but more gracefully proportioned. Completed…

  • Quetzalcoatl Pyramid Temple at Teotihuacan Ruins.

    Templo de Quetzalcóatl


    Teotihuacán's third-largest pyramid is the most ornate. The four surviving steps of the facade (there were originally seven) are adorned with striking…

  • La Ciudadela


    This expansive square complex is believed to have been the residence of the city’s supreme ruler, and its rooms may have been the city’s administrative…

  • Museo del Sitio


    Lying just south of the Pirámide del Sol, Teotihuacán's site museum makes for a refreshing stop midway through a visit to the historic complex. The museum…

  • Calzada de los Muertos


    Centuries ago, the Calzada de los Muertos must have seemed absolutely incomparable to its inhabitants, who were able to see its buildings at their best…

  • Palacio de Tepantitla


    This priest’s residence, 500m northeast of the Pirámide del Sol, contains Teotihuacán’s most famous fresco, the worn Paradise of Tláloc. The rain god…

  • Museo de los Murales Teotihuacanos


    This impressive museum showcases murals from Teotihuacán, as well as reconstructions of murals you’ll see at the ruins. It's behind and to the left of the…

  • Palacio de Quetzalpapálotl


    Off the Plaza de la Luna’s southwest corner is the Palace of the Quetzal Butterfly, thought to be the home of a high priest. The remains of bears,…

  • Palacio de Tetitla & Palacio de Atetelco


    A group of palaces lies west, outside Teotihuacán's main area, several hundred meters northwest of Gate 1. Many of the murals, discovered in the 1940s,…

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