PRE-COLUMBIAN CITY of TEOTIHUACAN, MEXICO


Brief description:  A holy city built between the 1st and 7th centuries A.D., Teotihuacan, "the place where the gods were created", is known for the geometrical and symbolic arrangement of its monuments, and for their enormous size - in particular, the pyramids to the Sun and the Moon. It is an exceptional archaeological site by virtue of its beauty as well as what it teaches about the ceremonial centers and pre-urban structures of ancient Mexico.