Unveiling the Past: Explore 10 Majestic Mexican Pyramids

14th March, 2024


Witness the iconic El Castillo, a magnificent Mayan temple dedicated to Kukulkan, the serpent god. Climb (or admire from a distance) and be mesmerized by the play of light during the equinoxes when a serpent shadow slithers down the pyramid. 

The Castillo, Chichen Itza (Yucatan) 

The Great Pyramid of Cholula (Puebla)

Don your explorer's hat and delve into the mystery of this colossal pyramid, cleverly disguised as a hill topped with a church. Nicknamed "Tlachihualtepetl" (Mountain of Manufactured Light), it's the world's largest pyramid by volume. 

Pyramid of the Sun and Moon, Teotihuacan (State of Mexico)

Ascend the majestic Pyramids of the Sun and Moon, guarding the ancient city of Teotihuacan. These perfectly aligned giants are testaments to the city's sophisticated astronomical knowledge. 

La Iglesia and El Castillo, Coba (Quintana Roo)

Embark on a jungle adventure in Coba. Cycle along an ancient sacbe (raised road) to discover La Iglesia, a pyramid with a panoramic view, and El Castillo, the second-tallest pyramid in the Yucatan peninsula.

Pyramid of the Magician, Uxmal (Yucatan)

Step into the realm of illusion at the aptly named Pyramid of the Magician. Ascend its steep sides and marvel at the intricate carvings and the mesmerizing optical illusion that makes the pyramid appear taller as you approach. 

Pyramid of the Inscriptions, Palenque (Chiapas)

Descend into the emerald embrace of the Chiapas jungle and discover the hidden city of Palenque. Decipher the secrets whispered by the hieroglyphic-laden Pyramid of the Inscriptions, housing the tomb of Pakal, the city's revered ruler. 

Pyramid of the Niches, El Tajin (Veracruz) 

Unleash your inner archaeologist at El Tajin. Explore the Pyramid of the Niches, adorned with hundreds of recessed panels, each believed to have once held a statue. Imagine the grandeur this facade would have possessed in its prime! 

The Great Pyramid of La Venta (Tabasco)

Journey back to the Olmec civilization at La Venta.  The colossal stone heads scattered around the Great Pyramid constantly remind the Olmecs of artistic mastery and remain shrouded in mystery. 

Monte Albán Pyramids (Oaxaca)

Soar above the clouds and explore the Monte Albán pyramids. Offering breathtaking vistas of the Oaxaca Valley, these Zapotec marvels stand as silent sentinels, guarding the secrets of a long-lost civilization. 

Pyramid of Quetzalcoatl, Tula (Hidalgo) 

Meet the imposing warriors of Tula at the Pyramid of Quetzalcoatl, dedicated to the wind god. The colossal carved figures flanking the stairs will send shivers and spark your imagination.