Monday, November 18, 2019

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. It could be founded as early as...

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...

Mayapan

The ancient center of lowland Maya culture, cultural and political capital of the region in the 1220ies – 1440ies. Remnants of more than 4000...

Labna

An important ceremonial center of ancient Mayan civilization. Comparatively small city which flourished around the 9th century AD. Renowned due to elaborate Puuc style...

Kabah

Remnants of an ancient Mayan city, flourished in the 7th – 11th century AD. Contains the unusual Palace of the Masks – facade of...

Chichen Itza

Major urban center of lowland Maya culture with numerous monuments of world importance and fame. Chichen Itza became an important center around 600 AD...

Calakmul

One of the largest cities of ancient Maya with remnants of nearly 7000 structures still existing. Largest building – 55 m high pyramid. 117...

Bonampak

Remnants of ancient Maya city, built sometimes around 580 – 800 AD. Contains numerous valuable murals of high artistic value. Location, GPS coordinates: 16.7039 N 91.0648...