Zona Arqueologica de Mitla, San Pablo Villa de Mitla

#4 of 31 in Historic Sites in Oaxaca
Must see · World heritage site · Ruin · Landmark
Visit the ancient archaeological site of Zona Arqueologica de 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 Zona Arqueologica de 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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  • This is the first archealogical site I actually went with a guide. Even though it is a small site, I recommend people hire a guide cause if not you will miss all the history surrounding Mitla.  more »
  • What a terrible place. Not much to see or do. Just a lot of useless sales stands and one of the worst UNESCO sites ever. Because of covid, this open air site is only open from 11am to 1pm and only...  more »
  • If you like historical places, this will be a grate place to check out and after you can check the local shops for souvenirs and artisan clothes, very beautiful and colorful...grate for everyone...
  • It‘s a small but beautiful place, nice to combine with the „Mezcal Route“.

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