Monte Alban

Monte Alban, Mexico

Monte Alban, Mexiko

Monte Alban is one of the earliest cities of Mesoamerica. Its ruins are located in the southern part of the Bundesstaat Oaxaca, Mexico within the municipality of Santa Cruz Xoxocotlan. Oaxaca-Stadt, the state capital, is approximately 6 miles east of Monte Alban. The ancient city had been the political and economic center for almost a thousand years. Founded about 500 B.C. it dominated much of Oaxacan highlands until it lost its power and was abandoned around 500 A.D.

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Oaxaca City, Mexico

Oaxaca-Stadt, Mexiko

Oaxaca-Stadt, also known as Oaxaca de Juarez, is the largest city and capital of the Mexican Bundesstaat Oaxaca. It is located in the foothills of the Sierra Madre Mountains from the base of the Cerro del Fortin to the banks of the Atoyac River. Oaxaca is a tourist town, featuring colonial-era buildings built with the native green stone and archeological sites such as Monte Alban, named a Weltkulturerbe im 1987.

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Zipolite, Mexico

West End Zipolite, Mexiko

Zipolite Beach is located on the southern coast of Oaxaca, Mexiko. It is largely a beach community within the municipality of San Pedro Pochutla. Zipolite is one of the few beaches in Mexico where you will find nude bathing. It became famous in the ’60s and ’70 as a hippie hangout replete with drugs and a free-love attitude. Today it is popular with foreign travelers and backpackers.

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Puerto Escondido

Puerto Escondido wird an der Küste befindet, Oaxaca, Mexiko. Es ist eine touristische Attraktion für Surfer, Familien und Backpacker. Neben seinen Stränden Puerto Escondido hat Bereiche zum Angeln und Vogelbeobachtung. Die Stadt liegt in der Gemeinde San Pedro befindet Mixtepec. Jedes Jahr im November gibt es ein Surfen-Wettbewerb am Zicatela Strand, die weltweit das Bewusstsein für Puerto Escondido zugenommen hat.

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