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Archaeological Zone of Xochicalco: Tours & Tickets

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Xochicalco was the oldest known fortress in Middle America and an important religious center.
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Carretera Federal Xochicalco Tetlama, sin numero | Xochicalco, Municipio de Miacatlan, Morelos, Cuernavaca 62605, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First let me say, this is an amazing site. Take the local bus to the main road in, and from there flag a taxi, about 40 pesos. On this site there is a museum where you pay your entrance fee, its free and well worth...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Shawn B
Reviewed August 22, 2019

This is a wonderful archaeological site, the only concern is getting there. I got there by taxi; it was far away and the driver could not find the place. The entrance fee is 75 pesos. I have been twice in Xochicaco, and I was a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Marisa P
Reviewed August 6, 2019

I have visited Xohicalco twice. Magnificent view of pyramids. There is a Ball Game field. And a cave where in July 28-29 light comes in through a ceiling's orifice, starts as a flame then illuminates the whole cave, looks like magic.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Aveiri
Reviewed August 6, 2019

If you want an amazing and cultural experience, visit Xochicalco. The pyramids are in very good shape, there is also a ball game structure where the tlahuicas indians used to prove their abilities but also, it was a power game. Those who lost could lose...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 21, 2019 via mobile

The only bus line that goes there is Línea Lazer which is by the market. The cost was 20 pesos and the trip is about an hour and 30 minutes. The bus leaves you close to the site.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2019

Malinalco is a beautiful and safe town near Cuernavaca. The archeological site is also nice. The food is delicious. The hotel and restaurantes are not expensive.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank susieramife
Reviewed March 26, 2019

This is the only archaeological site in Mexico I have been to that does not have vendors. It makes for a much more relaxing and enjoyable experience. This site also has one of the few remnants of stucco covered adobe. The museum has a surprisingly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Mark P
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

This is quite an interesting site and recommended if you've not had the opportunity to visit any of the other archaeological cites in and around Mexico City. However, if like us you've already been to Teotihuacan , Monte Alban, Mitla and Xochimilco then you might...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Jasmine38Chichester
Reviewed February 22, 2019

A beautiful site, small enough to see in two hours. We travelled there with an extraordinary guide, Arturo Galindo, (1taxiseguro.com) who made the experience even more memorable with his fluent English and attentiveness to our safety. Hats, water, and sunscreen mandatory!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

After visiting over the years many archaeological sites of different cultures in Mexico, it's always a pleasure to return to Xochicalco (pronounced 'Sotchycalco') located about half an hour's drive south of the city of Cuernavaca, in the State of Morelos. What makes this site quite...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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January 5, 2018|
Response from jetturtle2000 | Reviewed this property |
Hola Frankiepb98, daños a la zonas Arqueológicas fue extensiva. Visita la pagina de INAH si quieres la información más reciente antes de tu visita. Mi impresión cuando yo visite en Octubre 2017 fue que la zona va estar... More
November 19, 2017|
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Response from carolanne r | Reviewed this property |
From what I know, Xochicalco has been closed for structural renovations and will not open until further notice. This information is updated on their official webpage.
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March 22, 2017|
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Response from 100edc | Reviewed this property |
From Cuernavaca we went to the Pullman bus station and caught a "directo" bus to Xochicalco. we went during a weekday and we're dropped off at the "crusero" hwy crossing just south of the ruins. we walked no more than a few... More