Pueblos Magicos: The Historically Magical City of Malinalco

Templo del Divino Salvador, Malinalco

Templo del Divino Salvador, in the historically magical city of Malinalco (photo courtesy of MexicoToday.org)

For as long as the town and municipality has stood, Malinalco has been considered a magical place. Much of its association with sorcery stems from the legend that it was the home to the goddess Malinalxochitl.

The area has many influences, including from the Teotihuacan, Toltecs, Matlatzincas and Aztecs. One of the city’s major attractions is the Cuauhtinchan Archeological Zone, rising above the town, built from the mid-1400s to the beginning of the 1500s. An important Aztec site, the site was also used as a ceremonial center.

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