Monte Alban

Monte Alban, Mexico

Monte Alban, Messico

Monte Alban is one of the earliest cities of Mesoamerica. Its ruins are located in the southern part of the stato di Oaxaca, Mexico within the municipality of Santa Cruz Xoxocotlan. Oaxaca, 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

Oaxaca City, Mexico

Oaxaca, Messico

Oaxaca, also known as Oaxaca de Juarez, is the largest city and capital of the Mexican stato di 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 patrimonio dell'umanità in 1987.

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Zipolite

Zipolite, Mexico

West End Zipolite, Messico

Zipolite Beach is located on the southern coast of Oaxaca, Messico. 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 si trova sulla costa della Oaxaca, Messico. Si tratta di una attrazione turistica per i surfisti, le famiglie e backpackers. Oltre alle sue spiagge Puerto Escondido ha aree per la pesca e bird watching. La città si trova nel comune di San Pedro Mixtepec. Ogni novembre si tratta di una competizione di surf a Zicatela Beach che ha aumentato la consapevolezza mondo di Puerto Escondido.

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