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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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  • Tepoztlán es un pueblito muy encantador con muchos puestos de comida y artesanías. Normalmente hace calor por lo que se recomienda ropa fresca y mucho repelente de insectos. Así mismo sí desean subir ...  more »
  • Es una buena experiencia y un bonito reto subirlo y contemplar el paisaje ....se supone que tepoztlan es un lugar místico y el cerro la pirámide es una zona arqueológica.....pero la venta indiscrimina...  more »
  • La visita al cerro del tepozteca vale la pena en familia, quiza también en pareja a manera de reto. No es un ascenso fácil. A un paso moderado tarda entre 30 y 50 minutos. Sólo hay que recordar que ti...  more »