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A prehispanic journey to the stars

A prehispanic journey to the stars

Duration:6 hours total
Includes:Food, 1 ticket and Transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

After 25 years of archaeological field experience, I decided to found the Museum of Prehispanic Astronomy as a way to share a special kind of knowledge related to the Mesoamerican cosmovision and its relation to the ancient calendar systems, natural and agricultural cycles, as well as the prehispanic architectonic design and iconography. The Museum is the result of my Phd degree and more than 10…
Rossana
Rossana
Rossana
Rossana

What we’ll do

Start your day visiting a unique prehispanic ceremonial site while learning how it's ancient astronomers designed the architectonic features in order to follow the cycles of the sun, the moon and Venus. Through the eyes of Dr. Rossana Quiroz, who was part of the excavation team, we will explore the original pilgrimage route, understand how archaeological spaces, materials, burials, carbon dating,…

What else you should know

There is a 1 mile walking trail to get to the archaeological site. All though the inclination is not very steep, it can turn difficult under a blazing sun.

What I’ll provide

Food
at Museo de Astronomía Prehispánica
Tickets
Entrance fee to Cañada de la Virgen Archaeological Site
Transportation
Provided by Bestur

What to bring

Walking shoes, hat and/or sunscreen, water
Backpacks are not allowed at the archaeological site

Guest reviews

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Where you'll be

Cañada de la Virgen Archaeological Site is one of the most enigmatic places I have had the opportunity to work at. There is a sense of secrecy in its location, a silent and yet powerful atmosphere that blows through the different temples. Since just a certain number of persons are aloud at the site every hour, one can truly submerge into the spiritual nature of the place. The Museum is just 3 km (2 miles) from the site's parking lot..

Upcoming availability

Wed, 17th Jul    From 09:00 to 15:00.
₹6,690 per person
9 of 10 spots left

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

There is a 1 mile walking trail to get to the archaeological site. All though the inclination is not very steep, it can turn difficult under a blazing sun.
Rossana
history walk
A prehispanic journey to the stars
2 reviews
₹5,575 per person
2 reviews
₹5,575 per person