Cerro de la Estrella1
Cerro de la Estrella1

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Historical records indicate that the ancient inhabitants called this site Huizachtecatl which means "place of thorns."

This was an important ceremonial place during pre-Hispanic times where the ancient New Fire was commemorated.

The ritual was held every 52 years and was intended to prevent the death of the Sun. 

 

 

Must see Buildings

In the area, vestiges of foundations are preserved, as well as remains of palaces built from 100 to 650 A.D.

You can also distinguish the temple-pyramid where it is believed that the pre-Hispanic priests made the king star be reborn.

Cerro de la Estrella

Location

It is located southeast of Mexico City, on top of the Cerro de la Estrella in the Iztapalapa delegation.

Hours

Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00 to 17:00 hrs.

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