Let's begin with Teotihuacán which is the biggest site and the most known of Mexico and which is visited in first, considering that it is located at 40 km in the North-East of the capital.
This city was one of the first complete cities of Mexico. It was directed by priests who offered human sacrifices the gods so that, according to their belief, the sun could rise each day. This city was made of temples, pyramids, but also palaces. In the 5th century, in its apogee, it covered 20 km² and was also a great political center. More than 200 000 inhabitants occupied it...
In the center of the city, is located a long avenue of more than 2 kilometers called avenida de los muertos (the avenue of the deads).
In the North rises up the pyramid of the Moon and in the East dominates the pyramid of the Sun which measures 70 m height and 220 m² on the ground. It is one of largest in the world (3rd after those of Egypt)<
Finally this city was destroyed in 750 ap-JC by the people who came from the North.
The pyramid of the Moon
The pyramid of the Sun
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