What is Teotihuacan? Part XNUMX

XNUMX years living in Mexico,

“Showing the true face of Mexico to the world!'

with the motto

I'm Kou Iwasaki, a licensed tour guide and driver in Mexico.


What is Teotihuacan?

☝☝☝What is the identity of Teotihuacan?


Speaking of Mexico's three major archaeological sites,

First Teotihuacan,

Chichen Itza, Yucatan,

and Palenque in Chiapas,

Is not it.


Popularity is

It depends a lot on your location.

If Teotihuacan,

It takes about an hour from the capital.

Chichen Itza is a day trip from Cancun.

Palenque is a bit far from the big cities,

If you go to Chiapas, you must go.


Teotihuacan is

Among the ruins in Mexico,

It is also the most researched archaeological site,

There are many documents related to

From that,

I think it's a topic that comes up often.



A view of the ruins of Teotihuacan.

There are three big "pyramids",

On top of that, you can receive "power",

There was also some propaganda.


I always say cruel things.


"If you just want to climb the pyramids and see the scenery,

Wouldn't it be nice to build a theme park? ”




In fact,

near cancun

Culture and nature have become mere mere

Just like we built a lousy theme park,

If you make the Teotihuacan theme park funny,


People who do not know the circumstances will come,

Isn't it possible to make money?


But, isn't it?

When such a thing begins,

Mexico's status as a tourist powerhouse

"A theme park that anyone can build as long as they have the money"


It becomes a free playground.

From Japan and other foreign countries,

For those who have traveled far by plane,

You're not here to see the theme park, are you? (bitter smile)




For those who feel like going to Disneyland,

I'm sure you're inside...


Teotihuacan also

It's a shame that I think it's becoming that way.

I will tell you more about this in Mexico.



When it comes to the main topic, (laughs)


What's so great about Teotihuacan?"

Isn't it going to be a story?


"Is it worth going?"

to the question of

how to answer


of course,

I read Kiote without fail,

Senior Mexicans are a special case,

For those who don't know the letter Me in Mexico,


"Around XNUMX BC,

Construction began by the Proto-Otopame tribe, who would later lead to Otomi..."


no matter what you ask


I think. (smile)


The point that Teotihuacan stands out,

A crucial difference from other cultures

That said,


Including Maya and Prepecha,

other local cultures

where we lived together


That's the point.


Bringing together local cultures

It means that a huge Teotihuacan culture was formed.


そ し て,

The forms of daily life and religious concepts of the Teotihuacan culture

It affected all of central Mexico.


“Then, did those Aztecs live there too!?”


Continue next time~ (laughs)



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