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Templo Caucalli

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This is part of the Malinalco attractions and needs some climbing on steps to get to the top. The views from above are breathtaking. One can get to know about the Native Indian... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 September 2016
San Jose, California
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The walk up takes less than half an hour and there are signs along the way (mainly in Spanish and local dialect.) you're also rewarded with lovely flowers and views on your way up. Once you reach the site, it's a very short climb up wooden stairs to the temple, at which point you can walk twenty feet across to... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is part of the Malinalco attractions and needs some climbing on steps to get to the top. The views from above are breathtaking. One can get to know about the Native Indian tribe culture and history.

Thank JupiterNine
Valencian Country, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Sure- Mexico experts know this little temple which is about 1 1/2 hours drive from the capital but for the normal foreign tourist it is quite unkown until he is led there by some Mexican friends. And it is worth the visit: the arqueological zone can easily be accessed and after some leisurely walking uphill for twenty minutes you reach... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Great place to visit; an amazing view from the top. The archeological site is beautiful. a great achievement after climbing over 400 steps to the top.

Thank Juan Luis C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

One of the most important monolithics constructions all around the world, compared with the temples of Ellora in southern India, Petra in the large valley running from the Dead Sea and Abu Simbel in the egyptian culture. A magical place almost at the top of a mountain with a beautiful sight of the valley and the town of Malinalco. Take... More 

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La gran Tenochtitlan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

Easy to get to Malinalco, even if you are not driving, colorful town, delicious and wide variety of fodd, handcrafts, pools, nice horels and also cheap ones, but climbig to the temple and getting there is just surpriseing, you will be at a place where Eagle - Jaguar Warriors were devoted to their Gods, they felt that when a warrior... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Good trip for an hour or two. Our boys were not so impressed but we enjoyed the site. The climb is not that hard and it is worth it if you like ancient sites.

Thank Corneel K
Bousval, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

Having travelled to several 'sacred' sites around the world, what i loved about this site is its quietness and peaceful setting. It is an easy walk up the steps with lovely views of the green canopy and valley. A wonderful place for some inner reflection at the top and super nice staff.

Thank Iprosser
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2015

I liked everything about this temple. It is very unique and if you travel there during the week you can enjoy the architecture and the views of the valley below without any crowd whatsoever.

Thank kopali s
Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

Long way to get there, we counted 385 stairs, but it is beautiful, great history in there, and good excercise, on sundays it is free

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