Uxmal

Uxmal, Mexico

Uxmal, Mexico

Uxmal is an ancient Mayan city located 38 miles south of Merida, the capital city of the state of Yucatan, Mexico. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it contains one of the most important archeological sites of the Mayans, including the Pyramid of the Magician and the House of the Doves. It is a popular tourist destination with hotels and a museum within walking distance to the site.

San Francisco de Campeche

Campeche, Mexico

Ready for Pirates!

San Francisco de Campeche, also known as justCampecheis located in the state of Campeche, Mexico, on the Bay of Campeche of the Gulf of Mexico. 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

Calakmul, Mexico

Calakmul, Mexico

Calakmul is located in the state of Campeche in southeastern Mexico about 22 miles nord for Guatamalan grænsen. Det er en Maya arkæologiske websted opdaget dybt i junglen i den Peten Basin-regionen. Navnet blev givet stedet ved sin opdager, Cyrus L. Lundell, og midler “By de to tilstødende pyramiderne.”der er 6,750 gamle strukturer den største er den store pyramide, og den anden pyramide er også en af ​​de højeste af de Maya pyramider.

Monte Alban

Monte Alban, Mexico

Monte Alban, Mexico

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

Oaxaca City, Mexico

Oaxaca by, Mexico

Oaxaca by, also known as Oaxaca de Juarez, er den største by og hovedstad i den mexicanske tilstand af Oaxaca. Det er beliggende ved foden af ​​Sierra Madre bjergene fra bunden af ​​Cerro del Fortin til bredden af ​​Atoyac floden. Oaxaca is a tourist town, byder kolonitiden bygninger bygget med den indfødte grønne sten og arkæologiske steder såsom Monte Alban, opkaldt en World Heritage Site i 1987.

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