Pyramid of the Sun, San Juan Teotihuacan
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Admire Pyramid of the Sun, the largest structure within the World Heritage-listed Teotihuacan. Standing at 65 m (216 ft) tall and 230 m (760 ft) wide, the imposing pyramid dominates the ruins of the ancient Aztec city. Built in the 2nd century CE, this is one of the biggest pyramids in the world. Bring suitable footwear and plenty of water to brave the multitude of steps leading to the top of the structure, where you'll be rewarded with a stunning panoramic view of the ancient city. Make Pyramid of the Sun a part of your San Juan Teotihuacan vacation plans using our San Juan Teotihuacan trip builder.
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  • Approximately 2 hours from Mexico City (traffic is very important) the pyramids. Similar to the pyramids in Egypt and many different aspects. If you are keen on the works of old civilizations and not necessarily worthwhile. The pyramids and local gift (hat, Poncho, etc.). Notice to negotiate surcharge.
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  • This is a magnificent piece of history and its amazing to be able to climb the pyramid and see history in the flesh without barriers etc, The site is big and the climb to the top of the pyramid is tou...  more »
  • Is a wonderful and ancient place, vibrates it which is persibe there is very special, very relaxing even seems that time stops and when to raise the eye than the pyramid of the Sun is persibe is wonderful, although to be honest I think that should prohibit access to the pyramids as the other ruins arquologicas of the Republic so that they are not damaged
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  • It's worth to see if you are in the area. Climb on top, bring good, solid shoes and water. Don't be afraid of heights, steep stairs!
  • Make some time to visit here. Unlike some of the other historical sites around Mexico, you can actually climb to the top of these. Take some water if it's in the summer months.
  • A TREASURE! Wonderful historical site. It takes about 10 minutes to climb up to the top for a stunning view. Very well kept, unfortunately the museum was closed. I just wish the weren't any ambulant vendors around...
  • Magnificent, the whole power of the aztec/ mexica civilazation
  • Very cool looking pyramids. They're so much more awesome from up close. A real item for your bucket list