Teotihuacan Ruin Site, Mexico,
Largest Ancient Ruin in Mexico
Teotihuacan Pyramid of the Moon from the Street of the Dead
By eleven am the site becomes crowded in spite of its huge size. To see all the buildings, the museum and to climb the two large pyramids could take a two-day visit.
Climbers ascend the pyramid of the Moon
at the north end of the Street of the Dead
The Pyramid of the Sun with visitors ascending the steep stairway
19° 41' 32.5674" North, -98° 50' 36.9378" (iTouchmaps) Pyramid of the Sun,
The city is laid out 15.5 degrees east of North
Teotihuacan archaeological Site in Central Mexico
Teotihuacan is a pre-Columbian city that reached its height in 500 AD and had an estimated population of 200,000 people.
The city grew to the largest city in the Americas and was perhaps larger than any city in Europe during the same era.
Artistic and cultural influence of Teotihuacan spread throughout Mesoamerica, south to the Maya region in Guatemala, west to the city of Monte Alban, and east through Veracruz to El Tajin.
Teotihuacan became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.
The ruin covers 83 square kilometers and sprawls over a huge area in what is now San Juan Teotihuacan, a municipality in the State of México, situated 24 miles northeast of Mexico City.
First Class Buses from Mexico City's Terminal Norte reach Teotihuacan
Climbers can ascend the pyramid of the Moon at the north end of the Street of the Dead
The original builders of
Teotihuacan have not been determined although Toltec and Totonac cultures were likely the founders.
The city started construction in 200 BC and continued for
seven hundred years with the construction of the Pyramid of the Sun in 100 AD.
The city prospered during the years between
100 AD and 450 AD and grew to 11 square miles. The population is estimated at 250,000 people at the apex.
included crafts persons from other cultural areas living in barrios within the city.
Buses for the ruin sites of Teotihuacan leave Terminal Norte frequently during the day.
Autobuses Teotihuacan starts at 6 AM and runs every 15 minutes to The ruin of Teotihuacan.
Teotihuacan archaeological ruin site is an ancient city of sprawling Pre-Hispanic buildings and streets where unique monumental structures include the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon.
Teotihuacan Ruin site is the largest ancient city in Mexico where .
unique buildings include the Pyramid of the Sun and the Pyramid of the Moon.
View from the Pyramid of the Moon looking down the Street of the Dead
Teotihuacan Pyramid of the Moon at the end of the Street of the Dead
The Pyramid of the Moon is at the north end of the Avenue of the Dead
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