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Tenochtitlan , Mexico, Central America

  (now destroyed and turned into Mexico City)

An Aztec city with lots of pyramids. Supposed to have been built following a prophecy wherein a voice or being told the Aztecs to found a city where they would see an eagle perched on a cactus while holding a snake in its talons. According to the legend, the eagle was found perched on a cactus while holding a snake in its talons, just as the voice or being said, and the city was founded. The city had pyramids and advanced bridge and water technology. Later on, the city was destroyed and looted by the Spanish, and Mexico City was built in the same place.

Variation Name(s): Mexico City, Aztec capital
This site belongs to the following categories: Pyramid

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