Tenochtitlan (15th century)

Tenochtitlan (15th century)

The magnificent capital of the Aztec Empire astonished even the Spanish Conquistadors.

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Tenochtitlan, Aztec Empire, Lake Texcoco, Mexico, Basin of Mexico, Spanish conquerors, Temple district, necropolis, Moctezuma II, architecture, pyramid, sanctuary, capital city, America, Great Temple, Cortes, indigenous people, culture, New World, Middle Ages, church, history

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