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Teotihuacan

Avenue of the Dead in Teotihuacan, Mexico
Avenue of the Dead in Teotihuacan, Mexico / Dennis Jarvis, / CC BY-SA 2.0

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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. The Pyramid of the Moon is an older pyramid from 200 – 450 AD, 42 m high. The site contains numerous valuable murals.

7.4 out of 10 stars 73.8%

GPS coordinates
19.6903 N 98.8467 W
Location, address
North America, Mexico, State of Mexico, some 45 – 50 km north-east from the centre of Mexico City

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