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Zona Arqueologica Malinalco

Amajac s/n | Barrio Santa Monica, Malinalco 52440, Mexico
+52 714 147 2129
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Nice Views after a Short Walk

We came here on a work trip, about 2 1/2 hours from Mexico City. If you're closer, it's a nice... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Very beautiful

This is part of the Malinalco attractions and needs some climbing on steps to get to the top. The... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
San Jose, California
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Amajac s/n | Barrio Santa Monica, Malinalco 52440, Mexico
+52 714 147 2129
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

We came here on a work trip, about 2 1/2 hours from Mexico City. If you're closer, it's a nice visit to see the temple and pyramid. The walk up isn't that bad, it takes less than half an hour and there are signs along...More

1  Thank svsp
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is part of the Malinalco attractions and needs some climbing on steps to get to the top. The views from above are breathtaking. One can get to know about the Native Indian tribe culture and history.

Thank JupiterNine
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is a wonderful place to visit about an hour's drive from Toluca. A bit of climbing and walking for about 30-40 minutes and you can see the beautiful views of the town Malinalco. A lot of history and archeology for those who like to...More

Thank JupiterNine
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This is a must for people that likes walking (step climbing) plus archeology. In this town there are three piranids to the top of the hill. It is a 30 to 40 minutes step climb to the top. The scenery is very beautiful. Step are...More

1  Thank raul s
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Malinalco is a small town about 2 hrs away from Mexico City. Nestled in a small valley, it has as one of its main attractions the small ceremonial centre carved from the rock in one of the surrounding hills. If you can, definitly try visiting...More

Thank OffaJW
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Get ready for a hike up the mountains! During your way up, stop and take time to enjoy the view and listen to the birds. Along the way there are stones with information on Malinalco, the site and the people and their customs. Once you...More

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Amazing view of the town of Malinalco. There were lots of signs along the way which were helpful. Very clean and well maintained. Well worth the hike!!

Thank kackylynn
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Sure- Mexico experts know this little temple which is about 1 1/2 hours drive from the capital but for the normal foreign tourist it is quite unkown until he is led there by some Mexican friends. And it is worth the visit: the arqueological zone...More

Thank oldgerman66
Reviewed 13 May 2016

It's quite rare to see something the Aztecs built, but here you are, in the middle of the countryside, in a stunning landscape. Take your time, the climb is steep, the temple is nice, and the village below - Malinalco - is magic.

Thank QuintenJ
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Great place to visit; an amazing view from the top. The archeological site is beautiful. a great achievement after climbing over 400 steps to the top.

Thank Juan Luis C
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