About Tenochtitlan, Mexico City
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.Wikipedia
Overview of Tenochtitlan
This article refers Tenochtitlan in Mexico City, Mexico. On your trip to Mexico City, you can consider a quick visit to Tenochtitlan. Use this comprehensive guide to plan your visit to Tenochtitlan and you'll thank us later!
Top attractions of Mexico City worth your visit include Muse De Templo Mayor, Chapultepec Castle, Zocalo, Palace Of Fine Arts and National Museum Of Anthropology. Visit these and also discover other interesting things to do in Mexico City before planning.
Insider tips and expert guides will make sure you enjoy the city to its fullest. You can do so by booking any of the Mexico City tours.
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Book Tenochtitlan Tickets And Tours
Plan a family-friendly adventure today with a day pass to the city and a kid-friendly park. Begin with a hop-on hop-off bus tour of popular Mexico city sites and audio commentary, after meeting at the Amigo Hostel redemption point. When you reach the Santa Fe Centro Comercial stop, you can hop off and enjoy access to Kidzania, a fun learning zone for kids to interact with. When you have played long enough you can hop back on and continue your tour.
Get an insiderâs view into Mexico City's trendiest neighborhood on this 3-hour food walking tour. Discover the community that is growing with new restaurants, bars, and art galleries designed to breathe life into the area. Walk along the iconic avenue, the Reforma Avenida, and see the spectacular Monumento a laÂ RevoluciÃ³n. Follow your guide and sample various foods while taking a look at the classic cantinas and cafes that have remained unchanged since the 1920s. Capture an unforgettable experience on this small-group tour limited to 10 people.
Experience the ancient City of the Gods on a visit to the archaeological site of Teotihuacan. Your full day guided tour will highlight the complexities of Aztec treasures. You'll have the opportunity to climb the magnificent Pyramids of the Sun and Moon and see the Butterflies Temple, the Avenue of the Dead and the Temple of Quetzalcoatl. Book now for a step back in time that you'll never forget!
Soak up the perfect climate of 'The City of Eternal Spring', Cuernavaca and enjoy a scenic drive to Taxco, the colonial silver mining city on a full day guided coach tour from Mexico City. You'll have the opportunity to purchase some of Mexico's beautiful jewelry and handicrafts as you become captivated by this city's extraordinary Old World ambiance!
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