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Mexico-Tenochtitlan (Spanish: México-Tenochtitlan, Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmexiko tenotʃˈtitlan]), commonly known as Tenochtitlan (Classical Nahuatl: Mēxihco-Tenōchtitlan [meːˈʃíʔ.ko te.noːt͡ʃ.ˈtí.t͡ɬan]), was a Mexica city-state on an island in Lake Texcoco in the Valley of Mexico. Founded on June 20, 1325, it was the capital of the expanding Aztec Empire in the 15th century until it was captured by the Spanish in 1521. At its peak, it was the largest city in the Pre-Columbian Americas. It subsequently became a cabecera of the Viceroyalty of New Spain. Today, the ruins of Tenochtitlan are in the historic center of Mexico City. Tenochtitlan was one of two Nahua āltēpetl (city-states) on the island, the other being Tlatelolco.

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Check out detailed information of Tenochtitlan which resides in the Mexico City. Although listed here, Tenochtitlan is not one of the most visited sightseeing places in Mexico City.

Attractions like Muse De Templo Mayor, Chapultepec Castle, Zocalo, Palace Of Fine Arts and National Museum Of Anthropology are the usual crowd pullers of Mexico City and you might easily miss out Tenochtitlan amidst these top things to do in Mexico City.

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