Is Teotihuacan worth visiting?
Teotihuacan has, aside from the sun and moon pyramids, just a long straight stretch (Avenue of the Dead, I think it’s called) lined on both sides with other minor structures which are just kind of repetitive. But, if you go to that great metropolis, Teotihuacan would be worth visiting.
How do you get from Mexico City to Teotihuacan?
There is a bus that runs directly from the Mexico City North Bus Station to Teotihuacan. The trip costs 106 pesos for a return ticket per person (as of 2019), and the bus runs every 15 minutes. About an hour north of Mexico City, the Teotihuacan pyramids are easily accessible by public bus.
How far is Teotihuacan pyramids from Mexico City?
This complex of majestic temples is known for its two massive pyramids, Pirámide del Sol (Pyramid of the Sun) and Pirámide de la Luna (Pyramid of the Moon). Teotihuacán lies in a mountain-ringed valley just 50km from Mexico City, and it’s the perfect place for a day trip.
How much does it cost to go to Teotihuacan?
Buying Tickets for Teotihuacán
Standard entry to the Teotihuacán Archaeological Zone costs 80 pesos. This includes entry to the onsite Teotihuacan Culture Museum, as well as the Museum of Teotihuacan Murals (Beatriz de la Fuente).
How long do you need at Teotihuacan?
Teotihuacan is a pretty large ancient city, so plan your time accordingly – you will need around two to three hours to explore the site thoroughly, plus add another hour in case you decide to see a museum outside the grounds.
Can you Uber to Teotihuacan?
However, getting back to Mexico City from Teotihuacan by Uber is no problem. You can ordinarily connect with an Uber within a minute or two from any of the entrance gates as there are plenty around. One thing to note is that the main road between Mexico City and Teotihuacan is a toll road.
Is it safe to Uber in Mexico City?
Uber is safe in Mexico for the same reason it is safe in the U.S. My Mexican friends have their teenage daughters use Uber before they’ll let them take a cab. In Mexico City, they are considered much more safe than taxis.
What do you wear to the Teotihuacan pyramids?
When going down the pyramid, don’t go down straight.
- When going down the pyramid, don’t go down straight.
- Check the weather before leaving.
- Wear comfortable shoes so that you can climb the pyramids.
- Bring more water than you think you need.
- Wear sunscreen.
- If you love history, get a guide.
- Don’t go on the weekend.
How safe is Mexico City?
Nature can be dangerous in Mexico City. Earthquakes and Hurricanes are very common. Unfortunately, these are completely unpredictable. It’s safe to visit Mexico City, but show caution as you go.
Does Mexico City have pyramids?
Ciudad Prehispánica de Teotihuacán is home to the most famous Mexico City pyramids. Teotihuacán has two famous pyramids known as the Temple of the Sun and the Temple of the Moon. The two gigantic pyramids dominate the landscape.
Can you climb the pyramids at Teotihuacan?
Teotihuacán is believed to have been built around 100 B.C. and grew to be a powerful city with more than 100,000 inhabitants. It was abandoned a few hundred years later but you can still climb the large pyramids and walk amongst the temples and murals.
How far are the pyramids from Mexico City airport?
The distance between Mexico City Airport (MEX) and Pyramid of the Sun is 38 km. The road distance is 46.4 km. How do I travel from Mexico City Airport (MEX) to Pyramid of the Sun without a car?
Can I wear shorts in Mexico City?
Overall, people dress more formally than in the US. Mexico City is a big cosmopolitan hub, and locals tell us there aren’t inflexible fashion rules (except for the shorts thing). Local tip: Wearing shorts or workout clothing like yoga pants in public will make you look like a tourist.
Where should you avoid in Mexico City?
The Neighborhoods to Avoid in Order to Stay Safe in Mexico City
- Tepito. Tepito, essentially the black market of Mexico City, is one of those places that has a dicey reputation for a reason.
- La Merced Market.
- Colonia Del Valle.
- Tlalpan, Xochimilco and Tlatelolco.
- Centro Histórico.
- Ciudad Neza.
How many days do you need for Mexico City?
You could easily spend a week in Mexico City and not get bored. But if you, like us, are on a tight schedule, 3-4 days is enough to get a feel for Mexico City and see some of its best parts. It’s just a taste though. To really delve in, we think you’d need at least 5 days.