San Juan Teotihuacán and San Martín de las Pirámides
Admire the extraordinary City of the Gods. Walk along Calzada de los Muertos. Explore the surrounding areas on bike.
Things to do
Services in San Juan Teotihuacán and San Martín de las Pirámides
What Makes Them Magical
Situated around what was one of the largest pre-Hispanic cities in Mesoamerica, these two Magical Towns combine ancient and colonial culture. The food is fusion of pre-Hispanic and Spanish cuisine. It’s where the chiming church bells blends with the percussion of the huéhuetl. They offer a chance to learn about ancient history through the life of these two towns.
Why You Should Go
The Teotihuacan Archeological Site
- Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987, year-round, it’s the most popular site in Mexico.
- Thousands of Mexicans and foreigners converge here to load up on energy during the spring equinox.
- In Nahua mythology, it’s where the sun and moon were created.
- The site museum displays pre-Hispanic artifacts and codices found at the site.
- The Mural Painting Museum includes over thirty murals, sculptures, and jewels used by the Teotihuacanos.
At the Very Least
Check out the palaces and temples of Calzada de los Muertos.
- Getting your own obsidian souvenir.
- Flying in a hot air balloon over the archeological site.
- Exploring surrounding areas on bike.