Templo Mayor

Local nameTemplo Mayor
LocationMexico City

The Templo Mayor was the main temple of the Mexica people in their capital city of Tenochtitlan, which is now Mexico City. Its architectural style belongs to the late Postclassic period of Mesoamerica. The temple was called the Huēyi Teōcalli in the Nahuatl language. It was dedicated simultaneously to Huitzilopochtli, god of war, and Tlaloc, god of rain and agriculture, each of which had a shrine at the top of the pyramid with separate staircases.

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Opening hours

Tue - Sun: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Entrance to the museum and the archaeological site:
General admission: MXN 59

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Templo_Mayor

Official Website https://www.templomayor.inah.gob.mx/english

Twitter https://twitter.com/mustemplomayor

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Museo-del-Templo-Mayor-266556763400617/?ref=ts

Email difusion.mntm@inah.gob.mx

Phone +52 55 4040 5600

Address 34 Calle República de Guatemala, Ciudad de México 06010, Mexico

Coordinates 19°26'5.945" N -99°7'52.864" E

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