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Cholula is the largest pyramid in the world.
Mexico 2018 part II - Puebla

December 25th 2018
A tunnel through the largest pyramid in the world, a tunnel right into the earth and a recently rediscovered tunnel Just over two hour by bus from Mexico City is the city Puebla. We decided to take a day and go there and visit some places that sounded interesting. When I look at the photos it seems like all we saw was a lot of tunnels. We did see more but the highlights of this da ... read more
North America » Mexico » Puebla » Puebla City

Mexican Flag The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
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6th March 2019

Cholula
Fascinating blog and fascinating pyramid. Also fascinating that the Spanish conquistadors had to build a church upon the Cholula pyramid.
7th March 2019

Did the Spanish know about the pyramid?
It is a bit funny that the Spaniards decided to build a church on top of Cholula. Did they know that it was a pyramid or not? Some say they did and soome say they didn't? If the latter is true I won't hold it against them because even when you know what is underneith the soil it is difficult to see that there is a pyramid hidden there. /Ake

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