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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Southern Mexico

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Historical Places in Southern Mexico

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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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    Monte Alban , Oaxaca
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    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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    Mitla , San Pablo Villa de Mitla
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    Visit the ancient archaeological site of Mitla, the most notable relic of the Zapotec culture. Situated in the area that was inhabited by the
    Tours from $35
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    Yaxchilan , Chiapas
    4.9
    Explore the ancient city of Yaxchilan, once one of the most powerful Mayan states. The city is surrounded by jungle, which supports an abunda
    Tours from $91
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    Visit one of World Heritage-listed Oaxaca's most striking architectural sites at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption. Following the first
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