1. Aztecs
Dia de los Muertos combines ancient Aztec rituals with the Catholic faith brought to Mexico by Spanish conquistadores.

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2. Honor Loved Ones
Far from a sad occasion, Day of the Dead celebrates the lives of loved ones who have passed away with family gatherings and joyous memories. In Mexico and in many Latin cultures it is the most important holiday.