Guachimontones' archeological zone is characterized by its peculiar architectonic style: conical stepped underpinnings and circular patios, incorporating a Ball Game and several buildings and terraces.
The finding of Guachimontones dates back the early 1970’s. However, little is known about the site, as research and discussion is still going on. This civilization, known as Teuchitlan Tradition, had its peak between the years 200 and 400 a.C. and disappeared near the 900 a.C.. Thierfore, this an archeological zone with over 2 thousand years of antiquity.
You will have time to visit the museum in the area, where you can watch a video explaining
about the civilization that lived there.
The archaeological zone of Guachimontones is located in Jalisco Teuchitlán.
This area is characterized by its peculiar architectural style: stepped conical plinths and
circular courtyards that also integrate a ball game and several terraces and buildings.
Actually, little is known about the site, since its discovery hardly dates of 1970. This civilization, known as Tradición Teuchitlán, had its peak among the years
200 and 400 AD and disappeared around 900 AD, and it is known that its antiquity is over
of 2 thousand years.
On this tour, your guide will take you to explore the archaeological zone and its main areas:
The Circle 1 or Great Guachi; the Iguana or Circle 2; the central altar of the Azquelite, the Circle 4, the ball games and the chinampas.
You will have time to have lunch in one of the restaurants from the area (on your own).
You can eat meat, seafood or Traditional frog legs!
Your hotel in Guadalajara (centrally located)
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