Tuesday, July 7, 2020

San Lorenzo

The largest city in Mesoamerica in 1200 – 900 BC, a major center of Olmec culture. Important ceremonial center with extensive, elevated central part...

Los Guachimontones

Remnants of ancient city of Teuchitlan culture, 300 BC - 900 AD. Characteristic monument – 10 unusual stepped circular pyramids up to 18 m...

Loltun Cave

The enormous Loltun Cave in Yucatan is a well-known tourist destination. It has lots of values: here have been found bones of extinct animals,...

Historical center of Puebla

A beautiful colonial city with extremely valuable Baroque quarter, including the impressive Cathedral of Puebla (1575 – 1768). Of high value are also several...

Tahtzibichen Labyrinth

A natural cave labyrinth, Mayan site. Contains stone temples, small pyramids, sculptures, ceramics, human remains. Part of caves is inundated. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.8979 N 89.6087...

Citlaltépetl (Pico de Orizaba)

The most prominent mountain between Colombia and Yukon, 5,636 m high stratovolcano. The 7th topographically most prominent mountain in the world. Contains permanent snow. Location,...

Palacio des Bellas Artes

A beautiful, giant cultural center built in Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Neo-Classicism styles in 1904 – 1934. Centre of artistic life in Mexico. Location,...

Xochicalco

Remnants of a fortified city - an important urban center in 700 – 900 AD. Contains large structures entirely covered with sculptural work of...

Tlacotalpan

A beautiful town which earlier was available only from the river. Specific urban planning techniques have been developed to adapt to local conditions, resulting...

Poza Tule, Sistema Zacaton

One of the largest sinkholes in the unique Sistema Zacatón is Poza Tule. This sinkhole has a diameter of some 200 - 250...