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 Zapotec perhaps as early as 900 BCE, the site was a religious center and contains ruins from the 13th and 14th centuries. Take a guided tour of the ruins to learn about the ancient city’s rich history and cultural heritage. Admire the impressive structures, adorned with intricate stone mosaics and geometric designs, distinguishing them from other ruins in Mexico. Plan to visit Mitla during your San Pablo Villa de Mitla vacation using our convenient San Pablo Villa de Mitla trip itinerary maker app .
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  • It is a small area but with much decorative detail in its buildings, in addition to allow entry to two of the tombs, same that are highly conserved. Also to quell the heat you can taste in the access area of typical snows in the region (tuna, burnt milk, fig with mezcal)
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  • Mitla is the most important, well-known Center of Mixtec. In comparison to the nearby Monte Alban's has to offer less. However, is not particularly crowded the site and offers a unique, abstract geometric ornamentation. Worth a visit.
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  • One of the three important archeological sites that are recommended in the Oaxaca City area. We visited on a Sunday morning, before the crowds. Very nice to walk through the site. The Spanish built th...  more »
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