CUERNAVACA Cuernavaca is the state capital and one of the most important cities in Morelos. An ancient tlahuica settlement, originally known as Cuauhnáuac, the city is characterized by its numerous country houses, archaeological sites, and night life, thanks to its location, for it is only an hour away from the "Distrito Federal". More than one thousand archaeological sites have been discovered in Morelos, but only seven are open to the public. One of them is Teopanzolco, in the northern part of the city . The importance of this ancient ceremonial center lies in the multitudinous human sacrifices that were held in the pyramid. It has temples for Huitzilopochtli -the war God – and for Tláloc -the rain God –as well as other platforms in honor of various minor gods; because of this it is also known as "La ... Read more >>

The Olmec culture occupied the territory known today as Morelos from 200 AD to 500 AD. The great influence of ...

"Carnaval" is celebrated prior to the Catholic Holy Days celebrations. One of the most popular carnivals takes ...

The "Palacio de Cortes" is one of the oldest buildings in Mexico; it is 450 years old and has great historica...

Morelos Gross Domestic Product consists on : 27% community, personal and social services, 18% manufacturing, 1 ...

Morelos is one of the smallest Mexican states, as it covers and area of only 4,893 sq. kilometers which repre ...

Morelos has a vast array of exceptional benefits and important location advantages on which it builds a produc ...

Dr. Marco Antonio Adame Castillo, Constitutional Governor of the State of Morelos, was born on December 6, 196 ...

According to the 2005 Population and Housing Census, Morelos has a population of 1’612,899 inhabitants. The p ...

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