Templo Mayor

The Templo Mayor was the main temple of the Mexica peoples in their capital city of Tenochtitlan, which is now . Its architectural style belongs to the late Postclassic period of Mesoamerica.

Landmarks in the Area

Museum
The Museo Archivo de la Fotografía is a museum in the located in "La Casa de las Ajaracas", built at the end of the 16th century, at Guatemala street #34. Photo: Henryficar, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Building
The Palacio de la Autonomía is a museum and site where the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México gained autonomy from direct government control in 1929. is situated 100 meters southeast of Templo Mayor. Photo: Thelmadatter, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Church
La Enseñanza Church is located on 104 Donceles Street in the historic center of . is situated 150 meters northwest of Templo Mayor. Photo: Thelmadatter, Public domain.

Museum
The House of the First Printing Press in the Americas at the corner of Moneda and Licenciado Primo Verdad streets in was the home of the first printing press/print shop in the New World. is situated 160 meters southeast of Templo Mayor. Photo: Thelmadatter, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Neighborhood
Tepito is a barrio located in Colonia Morelos in the Cuauhtémoc borough of bordered by Avenida del Trabajo, Paseo de la Reforma, Eje 1 and Eje 2. is situated 1¼ km north of Templo Mayor. Photo: A01168527, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Neighborhood
The Conjunto Urbano Nonoalco Tlatelolco is the largest apartment complex in Mexico, and second largest in North America, after New York's . is situated 2 km northwest of Templo Mayor. Photo: Susleriel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Neighborhood
Cuauhtémoc, named after the former Aztec leader, is one of the 16 boroughs of . is situated 2½ km west of Templo Mayor. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Neighborhood
Venustiano Carranza is one of the 16 boroughs of . is situated 2½ km southeast of Templo Mayor. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Templo Mayor

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