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The two museums are closed without notice or warning. The site itself is fine but paths and doorways are randomly closed. Very difficult to navigate. It's free, but not worth the effort of coming here. Very poor organization.
I would recommend anyone interested in ancient civilizations in the Americas stop at this site. It is an active archaeological site, so there's very limited movement, but what you can see is impressive and worth a visit. The signs are informative, and you can learn...More
When I went to Tlatelolco, I was its sole visitor, which creeped me out a bit, as the neighborhood in which it is located felt a bit dicey. There is also a museum near the ruins, which was closed, and an ugly but imposing old...More
As we headed out of CDMX to see the pyramids at Teotihuacan our guide stopped us at Tlatelolco. I appreciated this stop because the ruins are not overwhelming as they are easily walked moreover the it's a nice warm up for other archaeological sites that...More
The first part of the tour is a stop right here. As we listen to the tour guide tell us about the ruins we see. There was a huge temple here. The structure was solid with passage ways to reach inside. When the Spaniards came,...More
In combination with Teotihuacan, Xochicalco, and the Templo Mayor (Tenochtitlan) you'll really want to visit this site to enrich your understanding of ancient settlements in the Mexico City area. This modest but fascinating site has a nice little museum, friendly staff, and is also literally...More
I have read alot about Tlatelolco's important role in Mexico's past bloody history. It was the sister city to Tenochtitlan, you know it as Templo Mejor located in downtown Mexico city. Tlatelolco was the place of the final Spanish conquest of the Aztecs, over 40,000...More
These ruins are in great shape and carry a lot of history, they also speak about the massacre that occurred in the 1960s with all of the Mexican students and the government and all the clashes that they had at that time if you’re interested...More
This is a fairly small ruin, however, it was pretty interesting. The ruins were in pretty good condition, and it is quite picturesque with the church that was built from the stones in the background. Especially nice was that the plaques were in both Spanish...More