Tepozteco, Tepoztlan

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Hike up to Tepozteco, the ancient Aztec temple dedicated to Tepoztecatl, the god of the pulque drink. Overlooking the rustic village of Tepoztlan, known for its Mezcal production, the archaeological site consists of a 10 m (33 ft) high, pyramid-shaped temple perched on a sheer clifftop. On the strenuous uphill trek to the temple, you will pass through lush green rainforest, see waterfalls and rock formations, and perhaps spot the elusive coati. When you reach the pyramid, you will be rewarded with a vista of the town and verdant rainforest below. To visit Tepozteco and other attractions in Tepoztlan, use our Tepoztlan day trip planning website .
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  • Definitely an amazing place in the state of Morelos, magical, historic, natural... It is quite a challenge to climb the Tepozteco, but it is well worth the fatigue because you can admire from up there all the village of Tepoztlán and the architectural and archaeological grandeur of the Tepoztlán struggle, I recommend you wear comfortable shoes and when you get to the top take you A drink with mineral water and salt that they sell to replenish you. The access to the archeological area has cost, so go prepared.
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  • I visited this site on a holiday when entry was free so there were A LOT of people there. So many people there was a traffic jam on the way up (everyone had to stop and wait a couple of minutes until ...  more »
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