One of the largest ancient cities in the world containing numerous monuments of architecture and art. Established sometime around 200 BC and was abandoned in the 7th – 8th centuries AD. A hugely impressive monument of urban planning is Avenue of the Dead. An exceptional structure is the Pyramid of the Sun – the third largest ancient pyramid in the world. Height – 71,2 m. Pyramid of the Moon is an older pyramid from 200 – 450 AD, 42 m high. The site contains numerous valuable murals.

Location, GPS coordinates: 19.6903 N 98.8467 W
Categories: Ancient cities and towns, Abandoned cities and towns
Values: Archaeology, Visual
Rating: 5 out of 10 stars
Where is located? North America, Mexico, State of Mexico, some 45 – 50 km north-east from the centre of Mexico City

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