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Address: Tula de Allende, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 773 732 0705

The ruins of an ancient city that once served as the capital of the...

The ruins of an ancient city that once served as the capital of the Toltecs, Mexico's most powerful people before the rise of the Aztecs.

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If you like history and ancient sites, this one is a must in Mexico. Easy two hour ride from Mexico City by bus ( 125 pesos one way ). Taxi can take you from the bus terminal to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like history and ancient sites, this one is a must in Mexico. Easy two hour ride from Mexico City by bus ( 125 pesos one way ). Taxi can take you from the bus terminal to the archeological site for about 40 pesos. To get in it is 65 and Sundays are free, but ONLY for residents and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The city is still connected to the ancient ruins as it is an important tourist attraction as well as a symbol of the city. Also the city of Tula de Allende was built on what was the most southern extention of the acient city of Tula. The view is just beautiful and its a great tourist stop for anyone.

Thank 18alvinb
Varazdin, Croatia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Tula was the last place I visited on my trip in Mexico. I accessed it with public transport from Mexico city. What makes this Toltec site so special are the columns, known as the Atlantean columns. Apparently, they were supporting a roof once. Being up there and roaming around this site in general, brings a nice feeling. Would recommend going... More 

Thank SpaciousEarth
Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

These ruins are believed to be from the first civilization in Mexico. They have found similarities to these people (Toltec) in many other places throughout the country including Chitzen Itza. Although there are other, larger ruins in Mexico, what makes this site unique is all the art that has been found and restored, and the large statues on top of... More 

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Mexicali, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I loved the place, although google maps drove me to and old entrance in a small road, watch out when you you use the app to get there the entrance is on the main road on Highway 17 Tula-Pachuca

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Although not a site of the scale of many other major ruins in Mexico, Tula is still worth visiting. It's a nice highway drive from Mexico City. Once there you'll walk 10 minutes to the main site and enjoy the stone statues on top of a small pyramid. There's some shopping there, too, but nothing interesting enough to convince us... More 

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Buren, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

There were many cultures within Mexica. The Toltec culture was one of them between 900AD and 1100AD. Tula was their main city and capital. It collapsed around 1100 AD and fire destroyed the city. What is still visible are remnants of palaces, temples and ball courts. A must see is the Pyramid of Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli (Who?). On top of it are... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

It was an excellent experience I loved the atmosphere and market great hidden gem very delicious traditional food. I went with family and my son enjoyed the view didn't get a chance to go explore the natural water falls but will next time.

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Great place if you love to learn about tula history and past historic events. I love it and i know other individual will love the place

Thank DianaFlaca
Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

Tula is a great place. Nice people, excellent food, security and peace walking the town. Going to the archaeological area is a breathtaking experience. From the entrance to the Atlantes, you walk by a lovely path among cacti and several endemic botanical species. The first glimpse of the Atlantes is a memorable one. This is a small place, but really... More 

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