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Address: Tula de Allende, Mexico
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The ruins of an ancient city that once served as the capital of the...

The ruins of an ancient city that once served as the capital of the Toltecs, Mexico's most powerful people before the rise of the Aztecs.

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Amazing rocky statue

It is very hot, you need to wear hat, put on sun-lotion. You have to walk at least 20 minutes from the entrance in order to reach the actual site. The site is not very big, but... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is very hot, you need to wear hat, put on sun-lotion. You have to walk at least 20 minutes from the entrance in order to reach the actual site. The site is not very big, but after you see the statue, it's wonderful. And remember after visiting this site, you can go to the national museum, you will know... More 

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Winchester, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Nowhere near as big as Teotihuacan, but a really cool site, especially the pillars on top of the main pyramid

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I struggle with whetherI should have graded a TWO, but today I feel generous. Compared with the dozens of other archeological sites in and around CDMX, Tula was disappointing. It seems that there is a lack of funding to carry on with all the necessary work to upkeep the area. Weeds everywhere...., the "museum" section was nearly dark and one... More 

1 Thank Mario V
Aguascalientes, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Quiet and nice place to visit with family, enjoy the Tolteca's culture and admire such a quiet place inside urban area, my kids were so happy to have the chance to enjoy a beautiful botanical garden on the way to the archeological area.

1 Thank Jesus A
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

If you like history and ancient sites, this one is a must in Mexico. Easy two hour ride from Mexico City by bus ( 125 pesos one way ). Taxi can take you from the bus terminal to the archeological site for about 40 pesos. To get in it is 65 and Sundays are free, but ONLY for residents and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

The city is still connected to the ancient ruins as it is an important tourist attraction as well as a symbol of the city. Also the city of Tula de Allende was built on what was the most southern extention of the acient city of Tula. The view is just beautiful and its a great tourist stop for anyone.

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Varazdin, Croatia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Tula was the last place I visited on my trip in Mexico. I accessed it with public transport from Mexico city. What makes this Toltec site so special are the columns, known as the Atlantean columns. Apparently, they were supporting a roof once. Being up there and roaming around this site in general, brings a nice feeling. Would recommend going... More 

1 Thank SpaciousEarth
Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

These ruins are believed to be from the first civilization in Mexico. They have found similarities to these people (Toltec) in many other places throughout the country including Chitzen Itza. Although there are other, larger ruins in Mexico, what makes this site unique is all the art that has been found and restored, and the large statues on top of... More 

1 Thank oralynnq2
Mexicali, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I loved the place, although google maps drove me to and old entrance in a small road, watch out when you you use the app to get there the entrance is on the main road on Highway 17 Tula-Pachuca

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Although not a site of the scale of many other major ruins in Mexico, Tula is still worth visiting. It's a nice highway drive from Mexico City. Once there you'll walk 10 minutes to the main site and enjoy the stone statues on top of a small pyramid. There's some shopping there, too, but nothing interesting enough to convince us... More 

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