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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Chichén Itzá

Chichén Itzá is located in the eastern part of the state of Yucatan, México. It is one of the most visited archaeological sites in México with more than a million visitors a year. The name meansat the mouth of the well of Itza.It was one of the largest of the ancient Mayan cities. Its ruins are maintained by Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History. El Castillo Pyramid dominates the site but there are hundreds of stone buildings and causeways to explore including the Temple of Warriors with its beautiful columns.

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Cidade do México

Downtown Mexico City

Centro da cidade Cidade do México

México City is located in the Valley of México at the center of Mexico. It is the capital and most important city in Mexico. Ele serve como a sede de todos os poderes federais. Não só é a maior cidade do México, mas com a definição de Greater Cidade do México sua população é de mais de 21 milhões tornando-se a maior área metropolitana no hemisfério ocidental. No bairro do sul de Xochimilco são os jardins da parte flutuante UNESCO Patrimônio Mundial. Outros marcos famosos incluem a Plaza de la Constitucion com o Metropolitan Catherdral, Palácio Nacional e as antigas ruínas templo asteca Templo Mayor. Com 160 museus, sobre 100 galerias de arte, 30 salas de concertos e muitos teatros, Cidade do México tem maior concentração mundial de centros culturais.

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