Museum of Anthropology, guardian of the memory

Mexico city , Mexico city

Right on Paseo de la Reforma lays the coffin that keeps the origins of the complex framework that is the Mexican nation today: the National Museum of Anthropology. Surely when you enter you will fall under the spell of its central courtyard, with a colossal umbrella, which represents a mythological tree, with engravings of eagles and jaguars, all of which are important symbols for the Mesoamerican cultures. The museum is divided into 23 thematic rooms where you will find a space dedicated to the first nomadic tribes and another more to the Olmec culture. In their gardens are some replicas of stelae and sculptures from famous archaeological sites located in Chiapas, Oaxaca and Yucatan.

Discover the Sunstone, also known as the "Aztec calendar", a 25-ton monolith dated in the 15th century. Here you can also admire the reconstruction of a Mayan tomb from the eighth century and a copy of the Moctezuma's plume. More information in Museum of Anthropology

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