The Templo Mayor (Spanish for "Main Temple") was one of the main temples of
the Aztecs in .... The second temple was built during the reigns of Acamapichtli,
Huitzilihuitl and Chimalpopoca...
Materials: Built of stone and covered with stucco and polychrome paint. Templo
Mayor was a part of the sacred area of the city of Tenochtitlan, now Mexico City.
The seven major building phases of the Templo Mayor began with a simple
structure, probably dedicated to Huitzilopochtli, built in 1325 when Tenochtitlan
Civilizations like the Olmec, Maya, Aztec and Inca all built pyramids to house their
... capital of Tenochtitlan, the Pyramid at Cholula and the Inca's great temple at ...
Templo Mayor (Great Temple) is an Aztec temple recently discovered in the heart
of modern Mexico City. It was built in the 14th century in honor of the Aztec god ...
Tenochtitlán was an overwhelming, monumental city that was built on top of small
islands and ... Half of the Great Temple of Tenochtitlán was built in his honor.
Aztec temples were often part of a step-pyramid, and they often faced west. A
flight of steps ... The Aztecs built an altar in this courtyard were they had
ceremonies to honor their gods. ... The Great Pyramid already stood when the
The Aztec people built temples and pyramids in numbers, from the largest temple
, the Templo Mayor to the Sun and Moon Pyramids which still stand proud ...
Oct 5, 2006 ... The Aztec were a deeply religious people who built monumental works. Templo
Mayor, or the Great Temple, was the biggest pyramid of the ...
But it was the Aztec, descending on the abandoned site, no doubt falling ... and
buildings including the Temple of the Sun and the Temple of the Moon, has no ...