Cortez said that, " all the buildings rising form the water, all made of stone, seemed like an enchanted vision form the tale of Amadis (a fairy tale).
That many of their where temples where built for their idols. But their was a great one that was so magnificent that the human tongue couldn't describe.
Their were many diabolic things to be seen in the temple. Their where idols, trumpets, knives, and hearts of Indians that had been sacrificed. So in smelled really bad in the temple according to Bernal Diaz del Castillo.
They where surprised to see the amount of people and the amount of merchandise at the market.
The traders sold great pieces of cloth and cotton. and also they sold skins of tigers, lions, otters, jackals, deer, and other animals.