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Two pyramidsThe Pyramid of the Sun (background) and the Pyramid of the Moon are among the main attractions of the Teotihuacan archaeological site.
The Pyramid of the Sun was constructed between 1 A.D. and 150 A.D. on top of a natural cave, according to the Mexican government. It is 211 feet high and 709 feet wide, making it one of Mesoamerica's largest pyramids.
Teotihuacan, about 30 miles from Mexico City, was a city and a major religious site in the first half of the first millennium. The religion's rites included human and animal sacrifice.
Avenue of the Dead
The Avenue of the Dead is the main street that cuts through the center of the archaeological site.