AFTER months in hibernation because of the coronavirus pandemic, Mexico’s ancient “City of Gods” is slowly coming back to life as tourists return to the majestic pyramids of Teotihuacan. For the first time since it was closed in March, dozens of tourists in face masks strolled last week along the Avenue of the Dead stretching between the Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon.
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The UNESCO World Heritage site is one of the country’s most popular spots for tourists from around the world.
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Discover the unique history of Teotihuacan’s pyramids, a UNESCO site, as well as the tips on best things to do in Teotihuacan when visiting from Mexico City.
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Known as the City of the Gods, Teotihuacán was the metropolis of a mysterious Mesoamerican civilization that reached its zenith around AD 100. Once the largest city in the region but abandoned centuries before the arrival of the Aztecs, Teotihuacán boasts towering pyramids and stone temples with detailed statues and intricate murals.The BasicsThis UNESCO World Heritage Site is commonly visited on day trips from nearby Mexico City. See the pyramids from above on a sunrise hot-air balloon ride before exploring the ruins on the ground, or opt for an early-morning tour with an archaeologist to learn the site’s history and avoid the crowds that descend later in the day.