Tzintzuntzan, archaeological capital of the Tarasco lordship
Toluquilla is a small archaeological site surrounded by gorges inhabited by different groups that shared the mountainous region between 300 and 1300 A.D.
ENTER THE SITE’S DEPTHS
Approach the top of the plateau, climb the stone steps and navigate the alleys, admiring the stone and mud walls that inhabit the spaces of the ceremonial, political and administrative center that used to control the region’s commercial routes and the exploitation of cinnabar, iron oxide, garnet and mercury.
BE A PART OF THE ANCIENT TRADITIONS
Walk through the residences that the nobles and priests shared. Admire the main lobby and feel the tranquility of the rooms surrounding it.
Learn how the four ball games were played and imagine the traditional pre-Hispanic rite that required the great concentration and extraordinary physical fitness of its players. Feel the magic of the sanctuary and learn the different interpretations that archeologists have conceived to explain the site’s existence and its relationship to hunting, agriculture, fishing, trade and the bond of its inhabitants with nature.
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