Archaeological Sites
Mitla archaeological site


Mitla Archaeological Site The Mitla archaeological site is located in the state of Oaxaca, a town where evidence of an important Zapotec population has been discovered, under another important Mixtec population. However, the name comes from the Nahuatl word Mictlán, which comes to mean “cemetery” or “site of the dead”. At present, the town of […]
Lambityeco Archaeological Site

Lambityeco Archaeological Site

Lambityeco Archaeological Site Monte Albán is one of the most representative archaeological sites in Oaxaca; but also throughout the Central Valleys other sites that were centers of power after the fall of Monte Albán, such as Lambityeco, can be explored. The majesty of this site, located in the Central Valleys of Oaxaca, is due to […]


Yagul Archaeological Site Yagul flourished after the fall of Monte Albán; Later, after a short abandonment, the area resurfaced again to become a city-state, in the valley of Oaxaca, which prevailed until shortly before the arrival of the Spanish conquerors. The main structures of Yagul were distributed in different planes and can be grouped into […]

Atzompa Archaeological Site

Atzompa Archaeological Site Residences of high social society, housing units, plazas, among other architectural wonders, are located in the Atzompa Archaeological Site, to which only a few have taken the opportunity to explore. The ruins of Atzompa on the top of Cerro El Bonete, are located 8 kilometers north of Monte Alban, in the town […]
Monte Albán

Monte Albán

Monte Albán Archaeological Site Monte Albán is an archaeological site that is located 10 km from the city of Oaxaca. It was named by the Zapotecs as “Dani Baá” or Montaña Sagrada and, later, “Yucucui” or Cerro Verde, by the Mixtec indigenous people who inhabited it around the 12th century. As in other parts of […]