Uxmal

Uxmal, Mexico

Uxmal, México

Uxmal is an ancient Mayan city located 38 miles south of Merida, the capital city of the state of Yucatan, México. A UNESCO Patrimônio Mundial, 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 just “Campeche” is located in the state of Campeche, México, on the Bay of Campeche of the Gulf of México. 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, México

Calakmul is located in the state of Campeche in southeastern Mexico about 22 milhas ao norte da fronteira Guatamalan. É um sítio arqueológico maia descoberto nas profundezas das selvas da região da Bacia de Peten. O nome foi dado o site por seu descobridor, Cyrus L. Lundell, e meios “Cidade das Duas Pirâmides adjacentes.”tem 6,750 estruturas antigas a maior é a grande pirâmide ea segunda pirâmide é também um dos mais altos das pirâmides maias.

Monte Alban

Monte Alban, Mexico

Monte Alban, México

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

Oaxaca City, Mexico

Oaxaca Cidade, México

Oaxaca Cidade, also known as Oaxaca de Juarez, is the largest city and capital of the Mexican estado de 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 Patrimônio Mundial dentro 1987.

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