From Acapulco: Archaeological Tour to Tehuacalco Site
- Private group
- Pickup available
- Skip the line
From US$ 64.99
For pre-Hispanic societies myths held the keys to the endless repetition of cycles, and whoever had command of them was able to give guidance to the community in terms of issues as important as birth, puberty, adulthood and death, as well as of all the rituals that sealed the agreement with the deities. This petroglyph shows in three different panels the involvement of people in community celebrations in order to procure the attention and aids of the gods. People are show dancing and praying. Individuals from various kinship groups are differentiated from one another by lines that represent the link to their forefathers. The Mercado Municipal is really an eye-opener! You had never been in a real, large, Mexican market before, and you will find it fascinating. There is so much to see—dry goods, housewares, gorgeous flowers, candy, live roosters, fresh produce…. Many stalls featured healt...
Choose from a shared or private experience to enjoy an archaeological tour to the Tehuacalco site. Explore the ancient, excavated site and learn about its history. Identified by historical sources as Yopitzingo, Tehuacalco is the first explored and excavated archaeological site of the ancient Yope civilization. Tehuacalco remained independent of the Aztecs because of its remote location and difficult access the area. In addition, the Yopes had a reputation as being fierce warriors. During the excavations, archaeologists learned that the Aztecs never managed to conquer the city either due to the Yope's warrior reputation or because the Yope territory had little to offer the Aztec Empire. The name Tehuacalco in the ancient Nahuatl tongue has at least three different interpretations: a place of the stone box, a place of the priest's house, or a place of the sacred water house. However, ...
Your guide will be waiting for you right after the last security gate before you reach the street and next to the police station. Once on-board, head to a beautiful beach located about 30 minutes from the pier where you will have the opportunity to learn all the important facts about liberating a baby turtle into the Pacific Ocean. Then, your tour will head to the Chapel of Peace perched atop the pricey Las Brisas Hotel with the most exquisite view to the Bay of Acapulco. On your way, you will have the opportunity to admire the exclusive residential area in town. Afterwards, you will be driven along the main avenue to see the housing areas of the middle and poor classes and to make one more stop in the north of the city of Acapulco. Afterwards, your tour will head to the city market, the source of vegetables, fruits, beef, chicken and pork, as your guide explains and elaborates all the...
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Thoroughly enjoyed the Acapulco tour! Everything from the city tour through all the neighbourhoods from poor to rich, the release of the baby turtles, cliff divers and the lunch spot.....all good.