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Poor road signage makes finding it difficult

And tho we enjoyed our visit to Cacaxtla, it meant we had lost the time we had allocated to visit... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
Veronica014
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Nice sites

Cacaxtla and Xochitecatl are right next to each other and the same ticket (80 Pesos) gets you into... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Alek C
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Description: Although over 1,000 years old, the ruins from this archaeological site are well-preserved, including a series of virtually untouched murals.
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Circuito Perimetral S/N | Nativitas, Tlaxcala, Nativitas Municipality 90720, Mexico
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

And tho we enjoyed our visit to Cacaxtla, it meant we had lost the time we had allocated to visit the other site. Happy enough with this one tho, good quality painted murals, had the place to ourselves. Expect everyone else were driving around the...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Cacaxtla and Xochitecatl are right next to each other and the same ticket (80 Pesos) gets you into both. Cacaxtla is basically a covered over pyramid to protect the murals that are the main drawcard. An hour at this site is about all you'll need....More

Thank Alek C
Reviewed 24 March 2018

It is definitely worth a visit to Cacaxtla and Xochitecatl if you are at all interested in pre-hispanic history of Mexico. Here, you will see re-discovered murals, stone ruins, and have the treat of seeing views to Puebla and the volcanoes nearby.

Thank DB-Raw
Reviewed 4 January 2018

the frescos of the pyramids are great and you can learn a lot about how used to be in reality not only stones

Thank JLRendon
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Cacaxtla is all about the murals, which are very striking, with very vivid colours. It is nice to then walk up to Xochitecatl, where there are two very interesting pyramids with stunning views and an interesting sunken 'rock bath' used for ritual bathing. It is...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

This site is so impressive it is worth the effort in visiting & getting to the site., deserted when I visited . The painted wall paintings are simply stunning. The site has something of the Maya about it , the best preserved paintings are near...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Cacaxtla is an often overseen Mexican archeological site we worth the trip and time to visit. Dated towards the en of the Teotihuacan period, well before the rise of the Aztects, the pyramid of Cacaxtla has some of the the best preserved pre columbian frescos....More

Thank 3Cuori1Capanna
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

What a magnificent site. The six's and vastness of it will surprise you. The remaining colors as well as the museum are truly astounding. Definitely worth a visit if you're in the Puebla area.

Thank TheAnvil
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The place is big, well preserved. The pyramid is all under a big top so the sun and rain cannot damage the colors. The only problem is that the way to reach Cacaxtla has not enough signals. Better to carry your GPS

Thank azb61
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I love seeing the ruins and make sure we try and see ones that are close to where we stay. The fact that this ruin still has colored paintings on the walls are amazing! And it's great to see the government having...More

Thank Cora W
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Response from chefkrysto | Reviewed this property |
Hi as with others we used a driver and guide which was very reasonably priced. This allowed us to see what we wanted with no time constraints of public transportation schedules. Enjoy your trip.
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