A fort city that keeps part of our ancestors.

Located in the municipality of Cadereyta de Montes, Toluquilla is a former sanctuary whose name comes from the náhuatl: “Toloa” which means curved and “Illa” used as a diminutive. It can be translated as Curved Hill or Slightly Curved. It has three circulation axis and four ballgames. In Toluquilla priests and cult related people lived; the rest of the population lived in the surroundings. Its social organization was hierarchical and was specialized in the procurement of mineral pigments, such as canopy and garnet (red mercury sulfide and the red orcher (iron oxide).

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 9 h to 17 h. Cost $40 pesos.



Juarez No. 10, Centro, Cadereyta de Montes, Qro.

Contact phones

T. (441) 276 0880

T. (442) 212 0172

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