Archaeological Sites in Mexico

Historic Center of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán, World Heritage Site (Mexico)

Inhabited over a period of 1,500 years by a succession of peoples; the terraces, dams, canals, pyramids and artificial mounds of Monte Albán are the symbols of a sacred topography. The nearby city of Oaxaca, which is built on a grid pattern, is an example of Spanish colonial town planning.
Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque, World Heritage Site (Mexico) The Editor Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:26
The archaeological site of Palenque, in the Mexican state of Chiapas, is one of the most outstanding Classic period sites of the Maya area. Palenque is an incomparable achievement of Mayan art and illustrates one of the most significant achievements of mankind in the American continent.
Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza, World Heritage Site (Mexico) The Editor Mon, 10/29/2018 - 11:41
This sacred site was one of the greatest Mayan centers of the Yucatán Peninsula. The fusion of Mayan construction techniques with new elements from central Mexico makes Chichen-Itza one of the most important examples of the Mayan-Toltec civilization in Yucatán.
Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacán: World Heritage Site (Mexico) The Editor Tue, 11/13/2018 - 14:29
The holy city of Teotihuacán was built between the 1st and 7th centuries A.D. and is characterized by the vast size of its monuments. As one of the most powerful cultural centers in Mesoamerica, Teotihuacán extended its cultural and artistic influence throughout the region and even beyond.
Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal, World Heritage Site (Mexico) The Editor Fri, 01/04/2019 - 21:47
The ruins of the ceremonial structures at Uxmal, located in southwestern Yucatán, represent the pinnacle of late Maya art and architecture in their design, layout and ornamentation. The complex of Uxmal admirably demonstrates the social and economic structure of late Maya society.
Prehistoric Caves of Yagul and Mitla in the Central Valley of Oaxaca, World Heritage Site (Mexico) The Editor Thu, 11/15/2018 - 14:59
The cultural landscape of the Prehistoric Caves of Yagul and Mitla, in subtropical Oaxaca, demonstrates the link between man and nature that gave origin to the domestication of plants in North America, thus allowing the rise of Mesoamerican civilizations.