Teotihuacan was a pre-Columbian Mesoamerican city located 30 miles from Mexico City. It was established around 100 BC and continued until the 7th or 8th century AD. It was the largest city in preColumbian Americas with a popluation of 125,000 or more making it one of the largest cities in the world at that time.
Janine and I climbed both the temple of the Sun and Moon. Along the main avenue we could see the remains of housing structures and living quarters. A couple of years ago we visited Chichén Itzá in the Yucatan as well as numerous other temple sites. So we’ve pretty much seen the majority of Mexican cultures. Its worth seeing. Go someday.
Taken from the Temple of the Sun
Taken from the Temple of the Moon
Temple of the Sun in the distance.
Temple of the Sun.
Climbing the Temple of the Moon.
Housing for the priests.
Temple of the Moon.
Temple of the Sun topped with climbers.
Up the main avenue towards the Temple of the Moon.
Masonry work that built all of the structures.
Temple of the Moon taken from the top of the Temple of the Sun.
Hangin’ with the gods.
Temple of the Sun was very steep.