Teotihuacan is a sacred archaeological site in the Basin of Mexico about 30 miles northeast from Mexico City. The ancient city of Teotihuacan was built about AD 200. Teotihuacan is known for its large residential complexes, the Avenue of the Dead, and numerous colorful, well-preserved murals and as one of the seven wonders too.
It is considered that Teotihuacan is a multi-ethnic city as it has been occupied by Otomi, Maya, Mixtec, Zapotec and Nahua peoples. Either the Totonacs or the Aztecs have always maintained that they were the ones who built it but it has not been corroborated by archaeological findings. Read more
The ancient city of Machu Picchu is often referred to as the ‘lost city of the Incas’ situated on a mountain ridge some 8,000ft above sea level. Built around AD 1430 the site was abandoned by the Incas due to the Spanish conquest 100years later. In 1983 Machu Picchu also became a World Heritage Site.