Puebla Archaeological Tours


Puebla has an important presence in archaelogy then is located close to some of the top amazing and beautiful archaeological sites of Mexico. Famous ruins as Cacaxtla, Cantona, Cholula, Teotihuacan. All places with site museum to visit.

List of Archaeological

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Minimum number of participants: 1 Pax Duration: 3 hours Suggested starting time: 9:00 Meeting point: Puebla-Cholula area Hotel

Cacaxtla is an archaeological site located near the southern border of the Mexican state of Tlaxcala. It was a sprawling palace containing vibrantly colored murals painted in unmistakable Maya style. Cacaxtla prospered 650-900 AD, probably controlling important trade routes through the region with an enclave population of no more than 10,000 people.

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Minimum number of participants: 1 Pax Duration: 6 hours Suggested starting time: 9:00 Meeting point: Puebla-Cholula area Hotel

It was a fortified city with a high urbanization level at prehispanic times, probably founded by Olmec-Xicalanca groups towards the late Classical Period. Cantona sat astride an old trading route between the Gulf Coast and the Central Highlands and was a prominent, if isolated, Mesoamerican city between 600 and 1000 CE. It was abandoned after AD 1050.

A spectacular mesoamerican archaeological site, the largest prehispanic city yet discovered in Mesoamerica. The site comprises a road network with over 500 cobblestone causeways, more than 3,000 individual patios, residences, 24 ball courts and an elaborate acropolis with multiple ceremonial buildings and temples.

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Minimum number of participants: 1 Pax Duration: 4 hours Suggested starting time: 9:00 Meeting point: Puebla-Cholula area Hotel

Great Pyramid of CHOLULA is considerated the oldest inhabited city of the Americas for its uninterrupted human presence for the last 3,000 years with people from different ethnic origin such as Olmecs, Olmec-Xicalancas, Teotihuacan, Toltec and other. Cholula was also, considerated by the antique inhabitants of Mexico, the city of the Prehispanic god named Quetzalcoatl, "the plummed serpent", and center of pilgrimages of the antique Mexico. Hernan Cortes and his soldiers arrived in Cholula in 1519 and found a beautiful city crowded with temples temples and pyramids to honor many other Prehispanic gods such as we can confirm at the Great Pyramid of Cholula which square base is the world's largest. Cholula highlights: Pyramid of Cholula, Site Museum, Our Lady of Remedies Church, Santa Maria Tonanzintla & San Francisco Acatepec. Comparison chart of pyramid constructions around the world to "Great Pyramid of Cholula" in PDF document.

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Minimum number of participants: 1 Pax Duration: 8 hours Suggested starting time: 9:00 Meeting point: Puebla-Cholula area Hotel

Teotihuacan which is today known as the site of many of the most architecturally significant Mesoamerican pyramids built in the pre-Columbian Americas. Teotihuacan began as a new religious center in the Mexican Highland around the first century AD. This city came to be the largest and most populated center in the New World. Teotihuacan was even home to multi-floor apartment compounds built to accommodate this large population. Although it is a subject of debate whether Teotihuacan was the center of a state empire, its influence throughout Mesoamerica is well documented; evidence of “Teotihuacano” presence can be seen at numerous sites in Veracruz and the Maya region. The Aztecs may have been influenced by this city. The site covers a total surface area of 83 square kilometres (32 sq mi) and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987. It is the most visited archaeological site in Mexico. Teotihuacan Highlights: Pyramid of Sun, Pyramid of Moon, Street of Dead, Site Museum, Quetzalcoatl Pyramid.


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