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Templo Mayor rises again in the Zócalo of CDMX

As part of the commemorations of 500 years of the Mexico-Tenochtitlan Indigenous Resistance, Mexico City began the installation of the Monumental Model of the Templo Mayor or “Huey Teocalli”, in the Zócalo of Mexico City (CDMX), which may be visited from August 13 to September 1, where a video mapping show, of luminous history, will be offered at 8:30 p.m., 9:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

This model is the first monumental reproduction of the Templo Mayor de México Tenochtitlan, inspired by the most recent discoveries made by the National Institute of Anthropology and History.

The structure, which will be located in the capital’s Zócalo in front of the National Palace, will measure between 11 and 14 meters high and will be illuminated narrating the origin of the Mexica people with video mapping.

The businesses established in the Historic Center will join the commemorations of 500 Years of Mexico-Tenochtitlan Indigenous Resistance, by placing banners on their facades, sideboards, and balconies.

As part of the commemorations, on August 8, chapter 3 of the series “The Battle for Tenochtitlan” was broadcast, entitled “Sito”, which dealt with the site of Mexico-Tenochtitlan that began on May 26, 1521, and concluded with the apprehension of Cuauhtémoc, on August 13, 1521.