Amazing Prehispanic Discovery!

A tunnel that was made by Moctezuma I himself was discovered on the outskirts of Mexico City. Here we tell you everything we know.

Mexico is a country full of mysteries, which sometimes come to light casually and other times with a little more effort. Just like the most recent discovery of a group of archaeologists, who found a secret Aztec tunnel.

The Aztec secret tunnel found recently dates back to approximately 600 years ago and it is believed that it was built by Emperor Moctezuma I.

Interestingly, this tunnel was not found for a long time on the outskirts of Mexico City. It is also believed that this structure is connected in some way to the God of Tlaloc.
These findings were reported by the National Institute of Anthropology and History. The site where this discovery was made is in Calzada de San Cristóbal, in a protected site that has been under investigation for more than 10 years.

Interestingly, the Moctezuma that is credited with having been in charge of the construction of this tunnel is not the same Moctezuma that faced Hernán Cortes. In fact, Moctezuma I was the predecessor of the Moctezuma that we all know and was ruling around the years 1440 to 1469.

This emperor is known, in addition to the above, for having strengthened the Aztec empire in different ways, which include improvements in the economic, social and political spheres. So it was not any emperor, but he really knew what he was doing when he was in a position of power with great responsibilities.

As for the tunnel, at the moment they have only managed to identify the entrance and are working in the area. So it is possible that in the not too distant future

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