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Tepozteco, Tepoztlan
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Hike up to Tepozteco, the ancient Aztec temple dedicated to Tepoztecatl, the god of the pulque drink. Overlooking the rustic village of Tepoztlan, known for its Mezcal production, the archaeological site consists of a 10 m (33 ft) high, pyramid-shaped temple perched on a sheer clifftop. On the strenuous uphill trek to the temple, you will pass through lush green rainforest, see waterfalls and rock formations, and perhaps spot the elusive coati. When you reach the pyramid, you will be rewarded with a vista of the town and verdant rainforest below. Work out when and for how long to visit Tepozteco and other Tepoztlan attractions using our handy Tepoztlan itinerary maker.
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  • For exercise, see the city and feel a great power is worth. Wear good shoes, comfortable clothes and water.
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  • The landscape is beautiful, you can feel the connection with nature, as well as being one excellent exercise both upload as download, personally I would like to add roads between trees, hiking and not only among the stones, because usually this packed of people, would be even more wonderful.
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  • It is certainly worth knowing the tepozteco Hill to be in contact with nature and do some exercise to raise the tepozteco. After you went down you buy an itacate and a michelada!
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