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Tlatelolco

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This site was once a major Indian city that rivaled and eventually was conquered by the Aztec empire.
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  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tour guide” (3 reviews)
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

The first part of the tour is a stop right here. As we listen to the tour guide tell us about the ruins we see. There was a huge temple here. The structure was solid with passage ways to reach inside. When the Spaniards came,...More

Thank Tim C
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

In combination with Teotihuacan, Xochicalco, and the Templo Mayor (Tenochtitlan) you'll really want to visit this site to enrich your understanding of ancient settlements in the Mexico City area. This modest but fascinating site has a nice little museum, friendly staff, and is also literally...More

1  Thank Steven M
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

I have read alot about Tlatelolco's important role in Mexico's past bloody history. It was the sister city to Tenochtitlan, you know it as Templo Mejor located in downtown Mexico city. Tlatelolco was the place of the final Spanish conquest of the Aztecs, over 40,000...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

These ruins are in great shape and carry a lot of history, they also speak about the massacre that occurred in the 1960s with all of the Mexican students and the government and all the clashes that they had at that time if you’re interested...More

1  Thank bryanmantezoni
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a fairly small ruin, however, it was pretty interesting. The ruins were in pretty good condition, and it is quite picturesque with the church that was built from the stones in the background. Especially nice was that the plaques were in both Spanish...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2017

this place is full of history and good place to see some ruins with out going very far from the center of the city

Thank Lawrence D
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

Important ruins of a indigenous plaza and temple, including a medicinal hot bath. You walk along a a footpath with many plaques (with English translations) that explain purposes of the stepped platforms and pre-colonial building foundations. Compact area with much important history. Our group from...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

We signed up, at our hotel, for a guided tour today of Teotihuacan and the Virgin of Guadalupe. The tour was throught Monopolis Tours operating out of the Krystal Hotel on La Reforma and available through most hotel concierges. We were not expecting this stop,...More

1  Thank Ronald L
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I never knew of the existence of Tlatelolco and I was a bit hesitant to visit since it looks very plain and unassuming! But once we heard the history of the site, I wanted to learn more about it! I found the story of the...More

Thank Marisol O
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

If you have the opportunity to bring a tour guide along with you, this is great spot to visit and have someone to explain the history behind it. With the Aztec Indians, the Spanish or the recent massacre (1960s), this spot has a lot of...More

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