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Aztec landmark offers hiking and a raptor experience

Macuiltepetl or Macuiltepec is a dormant volcano. Its name comes from Nahuatl meaning "5th... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2014
johnbcobb
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Alpine, Texas
Great view of Xalapa

Fo. 'r nature lovers, this park is great since it is now almost in the center of Xalapa since the... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2014
Jalaparoy
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Xalapa, Veracruz
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24 Jun 2014
“Aztec landmark offers hiking and a raptor experience”
28 May 2014
“Great view of Xalapa”
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Xalapa, Mexico
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Reviewed 24 June 2014

Macuiltepetl or Macuiltepec is a dormant volcano. Its name comes from Nahuatl meaning "5th mountain". The Aztec emperor had to have fresh seafood from the Gulf of Mexico everyday and this mountain was the last landmark before the ocean so that his servants coming from...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Fo. 'r nature lovers, this park is great since it is now almost in the center of Xalapa since the city has grown around this "Fifth Volcano"(Macuiltepetl in the Nahuatl language of Mexico). I remember it being so far away when I first arrived in...More

2  Thank Jalaparoy
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Reviewed 17 May 2014

Yes, unfortunately the exotic birds which are supposedly there for rehabilitation aren't being well cared for. There were close to 10 when I was there a week ago and a few didn't have any shade and most had dirty water, some in metal containers (which...More

2  Thank travelinhobo_10
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Reviewed 9 February 2014

This park, located in the middle of Xalapa, is beautiful green space on an extinct cone volcano. The park has two wide paved paths that circle to the top, where an observation tower, a natural history museum (with a dozen birds of prey sadly tethered...More

2  Thank Clodovigo
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