Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco, Cuernavaca

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Admire the ingenuity and artistry on display at Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco, a complex of pre-Columbian structures and buildings. In its heyday, circa 700-900 CE, the old city had a population of around 20,000; most of the buildings on site date from this period. Among the many structures of interest across the large site, the most archaeologically significant is a temple built to honor the Feathered Serpent. Stylized carvings of the deity cover the temple, creating a detailed work of art. With our world travel planner, Cuernavaca attractions like Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • This is the only archaeological site in Mexico I have been to that does not have vendors. It makes for a much more relaxing and enjoyable experience. This site also has one of the few remnants of stuc...  more »
  • An excellent museology, to start in the Museum of site is basic to understand the magnitude and importance of the place. It takes good physical condition to withstand the heat and long rides but They Are worth it. The Place is very well kept and very clean. The pyramids are simply magnificent. I Suggest you bring a bottle of water and a cap. As Mexico There are no 2
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