Museo del Templo Mayor

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9 / 10

10 expert reviews

“Thought to be on the exact spot where the Aztecs saw their symbolic eagle, perching on a cactus with a snake in its beak.”

– Lonely Planet

Fodor's Fodor's
"The ruins of the ancient hub of the Aztec empire were unearthed accidentally in 1978 by telephone repairmen, and have since been turned into a vast archaeological site and museum." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"A tremendously engrossing and rewarding step back in time." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
3 Stars
"Among the 8 000 or so objects found on the site, the flint and obsidian sacrificial knives, some of them with a stone eye, send shivers down your spine!" Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"Two twin temples can still be seen, one of which has a sacrificial stone at its summit. The Eagle Warriors wall and its bas-reliefs have also been well preserved." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Explore the ruins of the most important temple in Tenochtitlán, in the heart of downtown Mexico City." Full review
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