Tula, Tula de Allende

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Observe ancient ruins at Tula, a Mesoamerican archeological site that once served as the capital of the Toltec Empire. Today the ruins consist of a settlement, a main cermonial site, and the Pyramid of Quetzalcoatl--the most popular of the attractions. The pyramid itself features four well-preserved, tall basalt columns carved to resemble Toltec warriors on top. While here, check out the on-site museum, which features displays of blueprints and Toltec culture, architectecture, and artwork. Plan to see Tula and other attractions that appeal to you using our Tula de Allende trip maker tool .
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  • The site Museum is very small and does not have adequate lighting, lacks written information for the visitor. There is no water or food service. It is recommended to wear a hat or umbrella. They could invest more money to excavate all buildings what's around and keep the place in better conditions.
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  • A place to learn about the history of Mexico.the Atlanteans are impressive. There is much to discover. Visitors are very dirty, it should be oriented so that you deposit trash in cans. In the magical town of Tula is you can eat rich and cheap.
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  • Cradle of Toltec culture. The toltecs, the teoltihuacana post and prior to the Aztec culture. It's a must see in Tula, Hidalgo.
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  • Great well preserved site and a great example of toltecs. About 40 miles from Mexico City this is a very impressive site. The Aztecs revered the Toltecs of Tula they were their most important ancestors. The Aztecs removed Toltec sculptures & the Spanish , in turn , destroyed large sections of the city centre. Tula today looks a bit battered. At the top of the Temple of Warriors stand high basalt statues of Toltec warriors , these figures would have supported a flat roof. Standing 5 meters high holding spears in one hand , shields on their backs & on their chests they wear the Toltec emblem of a butterfly.
  • Its a great place to learn culture but they don't let your pet thats the bad thing about that
  • Make sure to get a tour guide. Tula has one of three fully intact Chacmool. On Sunday it is free for citizens of Mexico. We were unable to find a English speaking tour guide. However, Rafa was an amazing tour guide. Passionate about what he does and very knowledgeable.
  • This is a very nice tourists place to visit, there's a museum and small shops for souvenirs
  • Perfect city .... The most beautiful

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