Friday, December 13, 2019

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Los Guachimontones

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

Kabah

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

Mayapan

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

Mitla

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