Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Xochicalco

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

El Tajín

One of the most important ancient cities of Mesoamerica. Flourished in 600 – 1200 AD, inhabited by people of diverse nationalities. Impressive monuments are...

Cantona

Remnants of heavily fortified ancient Mesoamerican city from 600 – 1000 AD. Unusual due to high concentration of ballcourts – 24 found so far....

La Quemada

Remnants of ancient city from 300 - 1200 AD, it is unclear which culture built it. Architecture of structures resembles the style of great...

Teotihuacan

One of the largest ancient cities in the world containing numerous monuments of architecture and art. Established sometimes around 200 BC and was abandoned...

Los Guachimontones

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

Monte Albán

One of the earliest urban centers in Mesoamerica, center of Zapotec culture for nearly 1000 years. Founded sometimes around 500 BC and inhabited until...

Mitla

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

Uxmal

Once important center of the ancient Maya culture where exceptionally well-preserved structures stand up to this day. Could be founded as early as in...

Palenque

Ruins of Mayan city which flourished in the 7th century AD. The city is important nowadays due to several reasons. One is magnificent, romantic...