Saturday, July 4, 2020

Magdalena Opal mines

The find of the near-unique lloviznando opal - variety of opal with a near transparent, light blue color and phenomenal play of colors. Finds...

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...

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,...

Great Pyramid of Cholula

World’s largest structure, built in the 3rd century BC – 9th century AD. Base of pyramid is 450 x 450 m, height – 66...

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...

Tres Zapotes

Important center of the ancient Olmec culture, founded around 1000 BC and flourished in 900 – 800 BC. Here have been found such unique...

Balankanche Caves

A network of sacred Mayan caves, contains large selection of ancient pottery and idols in their original locations. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.6587 N 88.5349 W Categories: Caves, Prehistoric...

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...

La Venta

Impressive achievement of ancient urban planning, art, and architecture, one of the important centers of the ancient Olmec culture. Occupied since 1200 BC and...

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...