Thursday, July 2, 2020

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...

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...

Teotihuacan

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

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...

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...

Kabah

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

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...

Calakmul

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

Mayapan

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

Los Guachimontones

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