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Zona Arqueologica Malinalco

Amajac s/n | Barrio Santa Monica, Malinalco 52440, Mexico
+52 714 147 2129
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A great view!

The ruins here are okay, not great, but certainly worth the walk up the path several hundred feet... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Craig T
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San Rafael, California
Nicely conserved, with a great history

After a long set of stone stairs you reach the top of the mountain, where the aztecs used to become... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ruben S
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Pachuca, Mexico
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Amajac s/n | Barrio Santa Monica, Malinalco 52440, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The ruins here are okay, not great, but certainly worth the walk up the path several hundred feet. The best part are the views you have from up here over the valley of Malinalco and the mountains beyond. If you are a ruins junkie, as...More

Thank Craig T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long set of stone stairs you reach the top of the mountain, where the aztecs used to become warrriors....

Thank Ruben S
Reviewed 19 June 2017

From what I learned, this is the place where "Eagle Warriors" graduated. You have an awesome view of the city from here.

Thank fidale1
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This was worth the climb up above Malinalco although we chose the wrong time of the day as it was incredibly hot so you must take a couple of bottles of water each if you go around midday at this time of the year! The...More

1  Thank Biscabosca
Reviewed 19 April 2017

There are signs as you walk up to the top explaining the importance of the site.The walk is a pleasant climb and the views from the top are great.Allied with the charming town below it makes a great day trip from Mexico City.

Thank Robin G
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

It takes a while to get to the top, but once you make it, the view is worth it.. this used to be a training center for Aztec warriors.. and the vibe all around is awesome

Thank 125Annie
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This is a unique place. There are only 3 or 4 places in the world where you will see this kind of construction (built directly on a mountain, instead of piling up the stones) It is worth a visit.

Thank mdfdri
Reviewed 9 December 2016

It is not a typical big and huge archeological site but it is very well preserved. The trail is great, not so tired but eventhough it's an affort to go up. It's a good excursión. It would take about two hours no more really there...More

Thank Sandra V
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...More

Thank svsp
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We came here on a work trip, about 2 1/2 hours from Mexico City. If you're closer, it's a nice visit to see the temple and pyramid. The walk up isn't that bad, it takes less than half an hour and there are signs along...More

1  Thank svsp
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