teotihuacan

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The Prehispanic City of Teotihuacan was one of the largest urban centers in the ancient world, which managed to concentrate a population greater than 100,000 inhabitants. Located in a valley rich in natural resources, Teotihuacan was the seat of power of one of the most influential Mesoamerican societies.

The area open to the public visit has an area of ​​264 hectares, where the main complexes of monumental buildings are concentrated, such as La Ciudadela and the Temple of the Feathered Serpent, the Causeway of the Dead and the residential groups that flank it, the Pyramids Of the Sun and Moon, the Quetzalpapalotl Palace and 4 departmental complexes with important examples of mural painting, such as Tetitla, Atetelco, Tepantitla and La Ventilla, as well as 2 other housing estates called Yayahuala and Zacuala.

The Archaeological Zone has two specialized museums: Teotihuacan Culture and Teotihuacan Museum of Murals "Beatriz de la Fuente", as well as a temporary exhibition hall located in the building known as "ex-museum". Other areas in which archaeological pieces are exposed are the Sculpture Garden and the garden south of the San Juan River; In addition there is a botanical garden of traditional flora, an open air theater and the headquarters building of the Teotihuacan Studies Center.

The entrance to the zone can be realized by 5 doors, distributed and interconnected by a peripheral road paved that surrounds the monumental area, in addition there are neighborhood roads that communicate it with the mentioned residential groups.

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