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Guachimontones

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Address: Carretera Estatal 604 Guadalajara-San Marcos km 56, Teuchitlan 46762, Mexico
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+52 384 109 0388
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Guachimontones Excursion: Discover the Unknown Archeological Mexican Site
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Guachimontones Archaeological Site Tour from Guadalajara

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I dont know if I love archaelogy but this place is awesome!! The city is 40min far from Guadalajara -- I went by cab, w other 4 people, and spent MXN 1,200. Arriving there, a very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 September 2016
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Manaus, AM
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I dont know if I love archaelogy but this place is awesome!! The city is 40min far from Guadalajara -- I went by cab, w other 4 people, and spent MXN 1,200. Arriving there, a very nice guide (Jaime) charged MXN 200 to follow and help us -- totally worth it. After that you get the museum -- impressive!!! I... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This was a pretty place, it was interesting, however it there is not very much to see. The view was great. Also, from where you have to park....it is a long walk so if you have difficulty walking this would not be a good idea! Once you get to the top 30 min is more than enough time to have... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

An hour drive from Guadalajara on a generally good motorable road leads you to the entrance of the complex. An uphill 15 mins walk on a wooded internal road leads you to the complex of green grassy circular pyramids. Atop a vantage point gives a good view of the city and lakes.These were related to the flying dancers. A very... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Views were excellent, family had lots of fun. Don't pay the guys in the front for the tours. We just went to the museum area and someone there have us the tour for free, of course we tipped him.

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Tullahoma, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

A great visit of a little known people of Mexico. The drive is pleasant and the ruins amazing. The interpretive center is amazing. There is a restaurant called Monte Carlo on the lake prior to arriving to the ruins that I recomens

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Great spot for walking and enjoying the only round pyramids in the world! A mere 1 hr drive out of Guadalajara. 2 pyramids are refurbished. Good facilities, car park within and a avert interesting museum.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Breathtaking views coupled with a glimpse into ancient Mexican culture. Highly recommend visiting with a guide who can explain the nuances between various municipalities and of course, the fascinating game of ulama.

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Such gorgeous views. The ruins are unique and offer anot interesting insight into this area's past. Mind the signs...some structures are not stable. The welcome center is gorgeous! It has a beautiful view.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

If you spend too much time in Guadalajara and don't know what else to do ! You should go to the guachimontones. They are the only rounded pyramids known. It's only half an hour from gdl and the town is lovely

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Most of the family visit this place the view is spectacular the, the tour guide is nice the problem is walk to the site, we went with my mother and they let us go in the car but if you go walking you will need plenty water and sun block, the museum is nice and well care, this pyramid are... More 

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