Pyramid of the Sun

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View from the Pyramid of the Sun, Overlooking the Pyramid of the Moon
Go early! I left Mexico City, specifically the neighborhood of La Condesa, while it was still dark and had the chance to see the sunrise on the outer edges of the city. The trip took an hour and although I got there before the park officially opened I was allowed in. I had the chance to take pictures before the site filled up with tourists, school children, and vendors.

Bring water, sunscreen, walking shoes. Note that if you go early the bathrooms will not be open! Also, if you take an Uber ($25 each way, May 2017) know that you will need cash to pay for the tolls (70 pesos each way)

Overall, this was a great cultural experience and well worth the drive. It was very interesting to see a Mesoamerican site and read about the civilization at the on-site museum (most signage has English translations)

After a morning touring, I recommend eating at La Gruta, a restaurant across from Teotihuacan's gate 5 that serves delicious food in a beautiful cave setting.
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55800 Teotihuacan, State of Mexico, Mexico
+52 594 958 2081
Sun - Sat 9am - 5pm
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