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The Best Cultural Activities in Southern Mexico

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Cultural Activities in Southern Mexico

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    Palenque ruinas , Palenque
    Observe and inspect impressive ruins and intricate Mayan carvings, surrounded by dense jungle, at Palenque ruinas. At just 2.5 sq km (1 sq mi
    Tours from $38
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    Monte Alban , Oaxaca
    Looming 400 m (1,300 ft) above the Oaxaca Valley, Monte Alban is the most majestic of the state’s ancient ruins. Translated as the “White Mou
    Tours from $6
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    Visit Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman, a prime example of New Spanish Baroque architecture dating back to the 16th century. Built during a
    Tours from $46
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    Find an important local museum, housed in the former monastery buildings of a large church, at Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca. With rooms de
    Tours from $46
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    Templo de Santo Domingo , San Cristobal de las Casas
    Visit Templo de Santo Domingo, a grandiose church and former Dominican monastery. Built in the late 16th century, the church was named after
    Tours from $23
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