Centro Histórico, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
Pedestrian Bridge over the Templo Mayor
Este puente atraviesa 700 años de historia de la Ciudad de México. Vas a entrar al corazón del que fuera el Recinto Sagrado de Tenochitlan, una de las ciudades más importantes del mundo antigio. Este espacio público ha sido creado para que aprecies la excepcionalidad del Templo Mayor.
This bridge spans 700 years of Mexico City history. You're about to enter what was the holiest shrine in Tenochtitlan, one of the major cities of the ancient world. This public space has been created so you can appreciate the shrine's uniqueness.
Please be respectful
Erected by Instituto Nacional de Arqueología e Historia (INAH).
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & Archaeology • Architecture • Man-Made Features • Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites series list.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Centro Histórico, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Sacred Precinct of Mexico-Tenochtitlan (a few steps from this marker); The City of Tenochtitlan (within shouting distance of this marker); Cuauhtémoc's Last Message (within shouting distance of this marker); The Basin of Mexico (within shouting distance of this marker); Ignacio Luis Vallarta (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Temple of Our Lady of the Pillar (about 90 meters away); Dr. Antonio Marquez G. (about 90 meters away); House of Luis de Castilla (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Centro Histórico.
Also see . . . The Templo Mayor (at Wikipedia). The Templo Mayor (Spanish for "Main Temple") was one of the main temples of the Aztecs in their capital city of Tenochtitlan, which is now Mexico City. Its architectural style belongs to the late Postclassic period of Mesoamerica. The temple was dedicated simultaneously to two gods, Huitzilopochtli, god of war, and Tlaloc, god of rain and agriculture, each of which had a shrine at the top of the pyramid with separate staircases. The spire in the (Submitted on December 11, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 11, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.