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. To visit Tepozteco and other attractions in Tepoztlan, use our Tepoztlan day trip planning website .
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  • The ruins themselves are not really interesting, but it is a nice hike to get there. Bring water and be ready! You will be able to see some wild life and humans feeding them despite the sign telling y...  more »
  • Climbed to pyramid on 29th January. Took water and wore strong shoes after reading reviews here. Well worth the effort felt we earned our meal and drink after  more »
  • Great view! The hike is tough for someone who is not used to it! Bring water and protect your food from the lil animals at the top !  more »
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