Tula Ruin Site, Bus Service Hidalgo Mexico from Terminal Norte, Mexico City
Tula Ruin Site in Hidalgo State Mexico, north of Mexico City includes a museum with artifacts from the site.
Tula was active for 400 years and reached its height in the dominant city in Central Mexico with ties far to the south at Chichen Itza and possibly to the north
Mesoamerican characteristics, with ball courts Pyramidal platforms, plazas, and altars.
Also interesting architecturally are the canal systems, drainage systems, terraces, and bridges over the Tula River. Many sculptures, polychrome sculptures and bas relief works of art decorated the buildings in ancient times.
Tula spread over a huge area where tens of thousands of people lived during the 400 years of habitation, which peaked in the year 1000 AD when Tula was the dominant city in Central Mexico.
Tula-like architecture has been found Chichen Itza in the Yucatan and it is not known whether this was a result of trade or subjugation.
The plan to the left shows the classic Mesoamerican city layout: ball courts, a large plaza surrounded by Pyramidal platforms centered by a low altar.
Tula worshipped the rain god Tlaloc depicted left in a sculpture displayed in the museum
The Toltec culture of Tula appears to have been warlike judging by the monument to the warriors which occupies the highest point in the city and was once covered by a huge roof. The warrior statues pictured right were columns that supported a roof. These statues are thought by archaeologists to represent historic figures and one is believed to be the mysterious Topilzin Quetzalcoatl, a living god of myth and legend.
Reach both Teotihuacan ruin and the Toltec ruins of service Daily from Mexico City's Terminal Norte
Tula Ruin Site, Getting There
Ovnibus runs service to Tula every 20 minutes each day from Mexico City's Terminal Norte. (not Omnibus)
Walls of sculptures in bas relief adorn temple platforms,
Local buses out of the city of Tula Hidalgo reach the Ruins of Tula at the Pyramids stop. Taxis also reach the site which is a mile or so from the city center.
Ovnibus runs service to Tula each day from Mexico City's Terminal Norte.
Once in the City of Tula Hidlago take a local bus or taxi to the Pyramids stop, about a mile outside the city center
Tula has two ball courts, typical of Mesoamerican cities
A headless Chaacmool figure at the base of the highest temple at Tula
Walls of sculptures in bas relief once painted in polychrome colors adorn the temple platforms at Tula.,
These warrior statues thought to be historic figures, were once columns that supported the roof of a large building on Tula .
from Terminal Norte, Mexico City. Ovnibus Tula Ruin Site can be reached via Bus Service to Hidalgo runs to Tula every 20 minutes during the day. From the center of Tula, public buses and taxis run the sort distance to the ruin Site.
Tula Ruin Site is reached by Bus Service to the city of Tula Hidalgo from Terminal Norte, Mexico City.
Tula every 20 minutes during the day. From the Ovnibus from Mexico's Terminal Norte run to center of Tula, public buses and taxis run to the Ovnibus from Mexico's Terminal Norte run to ruin Site.
Tula Ruin Site buses run on local routes from the city of Tula Hidalgo
From the center of Tula, public buses and taxis run the short distance to the ruin Site.
Find Ovnibus in the terminal Norte bus station. Go to your left as you face the ticket counters.
Tula Ruin Site Museum displays artifacts from the Tula ruin site