Guachimontones

“Guachimontones dates back to the Teuchitlan tradition, a pre-Columbian society that existed from around 300 BCE to 900 CE.’

This site is notable for its circular stepped pyramids, which are not found anywhere else in the world.”

We learned that these circular pyramids were discovered in the 1800’s but ignored for nearly 100 years. Unfortunately before this site became protected, some of the pyramids were destroyed when their stones were used for building the roads nearby, and local farmers are said to have raided some of the tombs for artifacts.

After Guachimontones, we stopped at a place where you can feel air coming from an underground lava tube from Tequila volcano. Then onto a fabulous seafood lunch with our guide/driver.

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