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Aztec Sites

Below is an illustrated index of the 2 Aztec sites profiled on Sacred Destinations so far. For photo credits, please see corresponding articles.



  • Templo Mayor
    Mexico City, Mexico
    This 14th-century Aztec temple was the center of religious life in Mexico City before the Spaniards arrived. Most of its stone was used to build the nearby cathedral.
  • Teotihuacán
    Mexico City, Mexico
    Constructed around 300 AD, this astonishing collection of pyramids was believed to be the center of creation. The massive stone pyramids are laid out according to astronomical alignments.