Are you dreaming about traveling to Mexico? To discover the history of the Maya, Aztecs and other ancient civilizations? Mexico is famous for its ancient temples and pyramids, each of them located in a different part of the country. This is a list with the best ruins you want to visit during your trip through Mexico.
Archaeological SitesArt and CultureMexicoMonte Albán
Lots of people have heard about the Maya and the Aztecs. But there are many more ancient civilizations in Mexico, such as the Mixtecs and the Zapotecs. One of their most important cities used to be Monte Albán. Nowadays it’s a beautiful and an interesting archaeological site. In this article I’m taking you on an journey to this former city and of the Zapotecs.
Archaeological SitesArt and CultureMexicoYaxchilán
The Yaxchilán ruins are located on the border of Mexico and Guatemala, deep in the Lacandon jungle. It is the most remote Maya complex of the country, due to its difficult accessibility. The site can only be reached by boat. A beautiful 45-minute trip along the Usumacinta River will take you from the town of Corozal, to the starting point of your walk around the Yaxchilan Mexico ruins. A visit is a special experience. In this article I’m telling you everything you need to know about this beautiful archaeological site.
San Cristóbal de las Casas in Mexico is a typical colonial town with colored houses, beautiful facades and atmospheric streets. The city is located at 2100 meters, in the Chiapas state, a mountainous environment with jungle and rainforest. San Cristóbal is also the perfect base to explore the beautiful surroundings. Find out what to do in San Cristobal de las Casas Mexico, including a list with my favorite cafes and things to do in San Cristobal surroundings, such as a visit to the indigenous villages of San Juan Chamula and Zinacantan and one of the deepest gorges in the world.