Uxmal is an ancient Mayan city located 38 Meilen südlich von Merida, die Hauptstadt des Staates Yucatan, Mexiko. A UNESCO Weltkulturerbe, es enthält eine der wichtigsten archäologischen Stätten der Mayas, einschließlich der Pyramide des Zauberers und das Haus der Tauben. Es ist ein beliebtes Touristenziel mit Hotels und ein Museum in unmittelbarer Nähe zu der Stelle.
Cenote Dos Ojos is a flooded cave system located north of Tulum on the Caribbean Coast on the Yucatan Peninsula Quintana Roo, Mexiko. It is known officially as Sistema Dos Ojos. Cenotes is the local name for the sinkhole entrances. The cave system encompases 51 miles and is still being explored. The name Dos Ojos refers to two large cenotes that resemble two large eyes into the underground.
Cancun is located in the state of Quintana Roo on the southeast coast of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. This is a renowned vacation spot with tourists coming from all over the world to enjoy the beaches, beautiful hotels and restaurants. It is just north of Mexico’s Caribbean coast resort band know as the Riviera Maya.
San Francisco de Campeche, also known as just “Campeche” is located in the state of Campeche, Mexiko, on the Bay of Campeche of the Gulf of Mexiko. Campeche serves as the Capital of the state of Campeche and has a population of over 200,000 people. The city has earned the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its preservation and the quality of the architecture. The city has retained most of the wall fortifications built to defend it from the pirates of the Carribbean.
Calakmul is located in the state of Campeche in southeastern Mexico about 22 Meilen nördlich von der guatemaltekischen Grenze. Es ist ein Maya Ausgrabungsstätte entdeckt tief in den Dschungel des Petén Basin Region. Der Name wurde die Seite von seinem Entdecker gegeben, Cyrus L. Lundell, und Mittel “Stadt der zwei benachbarten Pyramiden.”es gibt 6,750 alten Strukturen der größte ist die große Pyramide und die zweite Pyramide ist auch eines der höchsten der Maya-Pyramiden.
Cuzama Celestun is a town located in the northwest corner of Yucatan State, Mexiko, on the Gulf of Mexico coast. The town is part of Celestun Biosphere Reserve which is a wetland reserve that is the migratory home for flocks of flamingos, herons and more than 200 other bird species that pass through or reside permanently there. It is also refuge for endangered sea turtle hatchlings. Celestun is popular for its beaches and abundant wildlife.
Sierra de San Pedro Martir National Park is located on the northern part of the Cordillera Baja California Mountain Range called the Sierra de San Pedro Martir. The park is located in Baja California Sur, Mexiko. It protects one of the few pine tree forests on the Baja California Peninsula. The park also protects habitats for the Bighorn Sheep as well as the California Condor. Mexiko’s largest optical telescope is located at the National Astronomical Observatory on the nearby peak of Cerro del la Cupula.
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-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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