This is the final part of the trip, a visit of the precolumbian sites of Teotihuacan (which dates back to even before the Aztecs), and the Main Temple of Tenochtitlan, the original city of Mexico City, founded by the Aztecs.


Teotihuacan is an ancient city which comprised of many structures including several pyramids and sacred sites, one of which, the Pyramid of the Sun is the third largest in the world. It said that at his peak, more than 125,000 people were living there. It was built around 100BC and lasted until 550AD.

The pyramid of the moon.

The pyramid of the sun.

Palace of Quetzalpapalotl

National Museum of Anthropology (Mexico)

The largest and most visited museum in Mexico, it contains an incredible collection of artifacts of Mexico’s Precolumbian heritage.

Olmec colossal head

Statue of Aztec goddess Coatlicue

Statue of Xiuhcoatl


Templo Mayor or Huēyi Teōcalli of Tenochtitlan

Finally, the Templo Mayor which sits right in the center of Mexico City, was one of the main temples of the original city.

Guerrero Aguila or eagle warrior statue