Monday, December 9, 2019

Mexcaltitán

Unique monument of urban planning – man-made island city in shallow lagoon with central, radial planning, resembling a giant wheel in plan. At high...

San Miguel Concá Mission

The smallest of the five gorgeous Sierra Gorda’s missions. Built in 1754 – 1758. Church has an elaborate, unusual façade in a mix of...

Sistema Sac Actún

World's largest known underwater cave system. Since the discovery of a connecting passage to Dos Ojos system this is the second-longest cave in the...

Cenote Alameda, Sistema Zacaton

One of the monuments in the unique Sistema Zacatón is Cenote Alameda - large, deep sinkhole next to farm buildings. References Marcus Gary, Alameda, Sistema Zacatón,...

La Pilita sinkhole, Sistema Zacaton

This sinkhole is one of the most interesting features in the unique Sistema Zacatón karst field. La Pilita sinkhole seems to be comparatively small -...

Historical center of México

Unique urban monument uniting prehistoric Aztec architecture with lush Spanish colonial architecture. Zocalo in the center of city is the second largest urban plaza...

Oxtotitlán

Cave with unique ancient Olmec paintings made 900 - 500 BC. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.6642 N 99.1547 W Categories: Caves, Prehistoric cave and rock paintings Values: Archaeology, Geology Rating: Where is located? North...

Mitla

The most important religious center for the ancient Zapotec culture, developed in 900 BC - 1521 AD. Renowned due to elaborate mosaic fretwork adorning...

Comanjilla Hot Springs

A group of hot springs, formerly - geysers. At the early 20th century the tallest of the 11 geysers - Geyser Humboldt - reached...

Gruta de las Canicas

The floor of Gruta de las Canicas is covered with some 200 millions of cave pearls - sparkling white or with a marble texture. This...