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Puebla Tunnels

We were told that they were built as severs but I have not been able to verify this.
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
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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
6th March 2019

Puebla Tunnels
The tunnels 500 years old or more? What peoples are they speculating built them? Surely the Mayans were done & dusted centuries before! I understand the Mayan civilisation commencing in about 2,000 BC had collapsed by the 8th & 9th Centuries.
7th March 2019

Difficult to find information
I tried to pry out some information about the tunnels but came up with almost nothing. My best guess is that they were built when they laid out the first plans for the city. The city was founded in the early 16th century so that would make sence. But were the tunnels part of an underground defence system or sewers? I do not think they were mines and I find it unlikely that they were natural caves made into a tunnels. They were intentionally dug out for a for me as of now unknown purpose. /Ake

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