Enjoying a perfect dine in the world-class restaurants, satiating your craze for shopping in the busy markets, strolling around the blissful gardens, and then finding comfort in a luxurious hotel; Mexico is one modern metropolis that’s sure to delight your senses. Mexico is a surging mega-city bestowing its locals with modern architecture to make their life much easier. However, behind the sky-reaching towers, there’s an incredible history that’s still waiting patiently to be explored. It’s unbelievable to digest the fact that Mexico which was once known to be the capital of Aztec Empire was erected directly on the top of it. Surprising, indeed!
Still deserving an exploration, the Aztec Empire has an astounding history. Let’s take a look:
Discover Templo Mayor and Tenochtitlán: Once a large city, Tenochtitlán stood as a capital of Aztec Empire. When Spanish made their way to Mexico, they started the construction of modern Mexico by fillering many of its waterways. To discover a huge pyramid, archaeologists, in 1978 gauged several segments of the land and uncovered a temple that’s now referred as Templo Mayor.
The Rich History of the Pyramids of Teotihucán: Lying in close vicinity to Mexico, Teotihucán is a significant Meso-American site whose discovery remains a secret for everyone. As you step ahead to explore this ancient land, you would come across the huge Pyramid of the Sun, known to be the third biggest pyramid standing proud and mighty at a height of 210 feet. As you climb the steps, you would be struck dumbed to catch the sights of the magical views.
The History of the City of Cuicuilco: Cuicuilco which literally means ‘place of songs’ lies towards the south of a neighbourhood termed as Tlalpan. Visit the museum in the park to unearth the culture of the land.
Santa Cecilia Acatitlán: Santa Cecilia is a tiny town lying north of Mexico. Featuring the best treasure-trove of Aztec architecture, the place is loved by most history enthusiasts. Archaeologists revealed that the place once stood as a religious and political center during the times of Aztec.
Plaza de las Tres Culturas: Essentially, it’s a major square in the city of Mexico and more precisely a great spot to understand the three cultural aspects of the land namely Spanish Colonial, Aztec and Mexican independence. While here, don’t forget to witness the ruins of Tlatelolco temple, Templo de Santiago as well as the Spanish Church.
So, fly to Mexico and discover its incredible history to satiate your crave for the age-old saga.