Teotihuacan (City of God)

Teotihuacan, situated in the highlands of central Mexico, is one of the world’s most great archeological destinations. Somewhere around 100,000 and 200,000 individuals lived there at its highest around 600 A.D., making it one of the old world’s biggest urban communities with a urban center covering nearly twenty square kilometers. Settlement started around 200 B.C. also, the fundamental format of the city was finished by the mid-second century A.D. The greater part of the significant development was refined inside of the following hundred years. In arrangement, Teotihuacan is a complex urban matrix loaded with single-and multi-floor condo mixes. This matrix, extraordinary in Mesoamerica in its scale and association, suggests a high level of social control. Apparently a tip top gathering of nobles coordinated the building tasks and facilitated exchange and tribute relations with far-flung corners of Mesoamerica.


The essential pathway, the purported Street of the Dead, keeps running on a north-south pivot for a few kilometers and adjusts the city more or less fifteen degrees east of north toward Cerro Gordo. The Moon’s Pyramid, confronting south, lies at the northern end of this street; the Sun’s Pyramid, confronting west, about a kilometer down the pathway. Another real structure, the Ciudadela, is an incredible indented court more to the south. It is encompassed by fifteen littler ventured pyramids.


At some point amid the mid-seventh century, certain segments of the city, especially around the Sun’s Pyramids and Moon, were more than once smoldered and sacked. The city never recouped from these assaults. The ethnic personality of Teotihuacan’s tenants is not known. No written work framework has been found there, even in the many-sided iconography of its numerous painted wall paintings. The first name of the city is not known. It was called puh (Place of the Reeds) by the contemporary Maya. Numerous hundreds of years after the city’s end, it was named Teotihuacan, “Origination of the Gods” by the Aztecs. From its establishment in the second century B.C. to the present day, Teotihuacan has been a fanciful locus of political force and a journey focal point of colossal hugeness.