Weaving a different story, each of these Mexico pyramids holds a significant historical and architectural past that would surely be interesting to explore on your next trip to Mexico! Here is a list of pyramids in Mexico that are architectural masterpieces in their own ways.
- Pyramid Of The Moon: The Second Largest Pyramid
- Coba: Nohoch Mul Pyramid
- Calakmul: The Great Pyramid
- El Tajín: Pyramid Of The Niches
- Uxmal: Pyramid Of The Magician
- Pyramid Of The Sun: The Sister Pyramid
- Chichen Itza: The Temple Of Kukulkan
- Palenque: Pyramids Of The Inscriptions
- Coba: La Iglesia and El Castillo
- La Venta: Great Pyramid Of La Venta
Pyramids in Mexico map is ranked second in the list of largest pyramids of Mexico. Teotihuacan is also known as the city of God as it was highlighted during the era of Christ. However, the pyramid of the moon was built around 200 to 450 AD and it features several different pyramids layered upon one another. Originally built for the great Goddesses, every layer has rooms that are used for burying now.
Location: Western part of the ancient city of Teotihuacan
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Coba: Nohoch Mul Pyramid
Nohoch Mul is one of the tallest in Mexico city pyramids that is also counted as one of the important sites of the Mayan Pyramids, Mexico. The ruins of Coba the largest in Mexico whereas more than sixteen white ceremonial roads are stretched from this, one of the famous of all Mexico pyramids and connected to different settlements. The meaning behind Nohoch Mul is large hill which includes around 120 steps which are way more steeper than they seem. Also, the top view is one of the most beautiful sites that you shouldn’t miss at all.
Location: Pakal 15, Playacar, 77717 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico
Calakmul: The Great Pyramid
This is one of the most beautiful pyramids of Mexico. Calakmul is counted as one of the reigning cities that faced constant war. While the pyramid is set in Yucatan, the city is also known as the kingdom of snakes or in other words, surrounded by deep green forest. Inside the pyramid, there were four tombs that were discovered whereas the great pyramid covered a large region of the area. Not just that, if you are planning on visiting this pyramid then you will also enjoy the jungle which is now used as the Calakmul bio reserve for preserving tropical birds.
Location: Yucatan, Mexico
El Tajín: Pyramid Of The Niches
Found back in 600 to 900 AD during the Classic Veracruz culture, El Tajín was announced as one of the most important golf cities back then. However, one of the most unusual things found was that this one of the popular pyramids of Mexico was painted in a combination of dark red and black which was a very different niche. Also, the pyramid of niches is divided into several layers at the height of about 20 meters.
Location:Papantla, Ver., Mexico
Uxmal: Pyramid Of The Magician
Excited to visit some hidden pyramids of Mexico? Abandoned during the 10th century due to the Toltecs, the place was hidden until the arrival of the Spanish locals. The meaning behind the word ‘Uxmal’ is thrice built which also shows the different styles of architecture in the particular area. Being one of the top pyramids in Mexico, it shows the beauty of knowledge related to astronomy back then. Also, the pyramid is aligned with the planet of Venus and the stairs are aligned with the sun’s rays which makes it one of the unique pyramids that do not just hold the stories from history but shows existential proof of the historical past.
Location: Pre-Columbian city of Uxmal, Mexico
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