Pyramid of the Moon in Teotihuacan

Just at the end of the old Avenue of the Dead in Teotihuacan, is one of the most emblematic buildings of the archaeological site: The Pyramid of the Moon.

Located on the northern edge of the Avenue of the Dead, the Pyramid of the Moon has a height of 42 meters and its peak can be accessed thanks to the steps of its facade.

Its dimensions are: east and west facades: 140.20 meters., north and south facades 149.35 meters. Height 45.72 meters.

You can access the summit through the steps of its southern facade.

In front of this magnificent building pre-Hispanic you can see a plaza called “Plaza de la Luna” with a small structure that has a central altar and an original construction that is divide on the inside in the shape of a cross giving it its name, “Cruz Teotihuacan.”

Address of Teotihuacan:

Pyramids Ecatepec Highway km.22 + 600, San Juan Teotihuacan, Mexico State.
45 kilometers northeast of Mexico City.

Entrance Fee to the archaeological zone of Teotihuacan

Admission: $ 51 pesos.
Cars: $ 45 pesos, bus $ 150 pesos.
Personal Video Camera: $ 35 pesos.
Professional Video Camera: $ 5.000 pesos.

Sites of Interest:

Map of Teotihuacan and Hotels in the vicinity a few steps from the Archaeological Zone.