TENOCHTITLAN: Aztec Ruins in the Heart Mexico City

Tenochtitlan was a large Mexica city-state located under much of what is now known as the historic center of Mexico City.

It is quite remarkable that an entire ancient Aztec city exists under the city. The ancient city discovered when a local worker was drilling to access electricity cables.

Once found, the government had two square blocks excavated by demolishing the existing buildings. Additionally, there are places throughout the Zocalo where you can see the ruins below ground.



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