Tzintzuntzan

First capital of the Purapecha empire on the highlands around the lake of Patzcuaro. There are five pyramids on this current archeological site, each dedicated to the gods of creation. Undefeated by the Aztecs who once lost 10,000 soldiers in one day but succumbed to the colonization of the Spanish in 1525.

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