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Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco

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Address: Carretera Federal Xochicalco Tetlama, sin numero | Xochicalco, Municipio de Miacatlan, Morelos, Cuernavaca 62605, Mexico
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Xochicalco was the oldest known fortress in Middle America and an important...

Xochicalco was the oldest known fortress in Middle America and an important religious center.

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wonderful afternoon at Xochicalco

Everything about this site is amazing. It is clean, organized, interesting, beautiful, informative and awe inspiring. A must see.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Courtenay, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everything about this site is amazing. It is clean, organized, interesting, beautiful, informative and awe inspiring. A must see.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the extra effort to get there by bus. We got the bus from the station close to the cathedral. Our bus came back to the area by the market. Local bus coming back.

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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This archeological site is very interesting and it should be a must whenever you visit Morelos. The main reason for its worth is that a very important congress was held here. Important people from different ethnic groups, zapotecs, mayans and tlahuicans, gathered in 746 A.D. to make some adjustment in their calendar. The site has incredible architecture and the pyramid... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a private guide, Edgar Partida, who is very knowledgeable about Xochicalco and the cultural aspects of these ancient civilizations. I highly recommend both the archeological zone and the guide.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't miss this place. It's truly amazing and worth a visit. We arranged a private tour through ASLI in Cuernavaca, and were tremendously impressed.

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Mexicali, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This archaeological zone is a very good size and in good shape. Plenty to see, at least 3 hours. I recommend hiring a taxi and having him wait, if you don't have a car.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Xochicalco during a long weekend in Cuernavaca....it is only about 30-45 minutes outside of the city and well-worth a visit. Most parts are easily walkable for all...not too many stairs even though it is at the top of a hill overlooking the entire valley. The city is lovely and the museum of displays about the people who lived... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

This place is definitely worth while. It is huge, fantastic and impressive. Very beautiful. Additionally it is only about 1 hour away from Cuernavaca.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We came in the middle off the week and we basically had the place to ourselves. What a great site to explore the museum was spectacular with plenty of amazing artifacts. Because we came in the middle of the week there wasn't any transportation from town so we had to wait a while for a scheduled bus to pick us... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Xochicalco is a kind of secret. Why? Because is not in the regular rutes of the big tourism. So, you can visit an amazing place enjoing at the same time the silence, the sound of nature, and a historic city planty of information about the past of Mexico.

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