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Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco

Carretera Federal Xochicalco Tetlama, sin numero | Xochicalco, Municipio de Miacatlan, Morelos, Cuernavaca 62605, Mexico
+52 737 374 3090
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Xochicalco was the oldest known fortress in Middle America and an important religious center.
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Carretera Federal Xochicalco Tetlama, sin numero | Xochicalco, Municipio de Miacatlan, Morelos, Cuernavaca 62605, Mexico
+52 737 374 3090
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heard a lot about this site and finally visited it. I live in Cuernavaca and this site is about 40kms from here. I went by my car and It took me approximately 45 minutes(I went really slow). So many people have talked about the good...More

Thank JoelChandra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Know the mesoamerican history and follow the prehispanic history is fantastic but read about the history so you can fallow this very interesting site.

Thank Francisco Alber... L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Xochicalco is special among the many Mexican ruins we have visited. Most similar to Monte Alban and Atsompa outside Oaxaca in its hilltop location, overlooking surrounding valleys. It is more remote from Cuernavaca than it might seem from a map, as the route there is...More

Thank Fred S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We started our visit at the museum at 9:30 am, which provides a fantastic view of the pyramid and structures on the adjacent hilltop. We were the only ones at the museum and for most of our wandering around site. The site would benefit from...More

Thank Wanderlust2travlers
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I don't know how come this place, being so close to Mexico City is not so famous. When you get there you will see a sign that says "taquilla unica ", follow the directions and you will get to an outdoor parking lot, enough space,...More

Thank Julio L
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This is quite an impressive site for a mixed population that did nooccupybthe area for too long. I recommend getting a guide. They offer a speed tour at can give you the most important highlights in one hour time. There are really some interesting points...More

Thank ciararivera
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

It is an incredible place full of landscapes and culture. The weather is usually very warm but you will get the chance to know a little bit more about the prehispanic Mexican cultures

Thank Minerva P
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This special place in Morelos state is a particular archeological site. The Quetzalcoatl pyramid is one of then most beautiful in the Americas.

Thank ManuelMID
Reviewed 15 March 2017

While much less impressive than other nearby sites, this one is very accessible as it is right in town. There are current plans to build additional attractions on this site, which should help increase the popularity of this site.

Thank 263Larry263
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Everything about this site is amazing. It is clean, organized, interesting, beautiful, informative and awe inspiring. A must see.

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What's the best way to get to this location without a private tour guide? Thanks!
22 March 2017|
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Response from Ellen135 | Reviewed this property |
There are two Putman bus lines. I know the one that is closest to the plaza (not too f ar from the plaza) goes to Xochicalco. I think there is a bus from the market too. When we came back we caught the bus by the entrance... More
Hazel R
Are there guides available at the site and if not, how do we hire a guide and what is the approximate cost?
24 July 2016|
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Response from pumpermum | Reviewed this property |
We awere approached by a guide who wanted to spend 30 minutes explaining the complicated drawings on the pyramid. This would have been fantastic, however my spanish wasn't good enough to benefit so we did not hire.
Do you have to pay a fee to get in?
29 May 2016|
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Response from Héctor E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, about 3 dlls
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