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Ancient Attractions in Mexico

Chichén Itzá Chichén Itzá
Chichén Itzá is the most important archaeological place of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico and one of the most visited tourist destinations in this Country. It was granted World Heritage Site status in 1988 by UNESCO World Heritage Site and was short time ago selected as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.

Uxmal Uxmal
In the Mayan language uxmal (OOSH-mahl) means "built three times". As another World Heritage Site, it is one of the best reconstructed and preserved ruins in the Yucatan. Its architecture, some of the most dramatic of the Yucatan ruins, is characterized by low horizontal palaces set around courtyards, decorated with rich sculptural elements and beautiful details.

Tulum Tulum
Tulum is also on the Yucatan Peninsula, in Mexico. It is one of the first resorts in Mexico, giving a place of veneration and loneliness for the Mayan Kings, clergy and Gods in early times; the main attraction of this picturesque is the tropical beach backdrop. After your arrival, you will comprehend why Mayans picked this amazing place to relax.

Lost of people and tour groups arrive to visit this archaeological site visit this place, for this reason you need to be prepared. To evade the crowds, the best options is to stay overnight and early in the morning before the buses arrive visit the ruins, or later in the afternoon. The morning option is the most recommended because you can catch spectacular vistas as the sun is rising over the Carribean.

Monte Albán Monte Albán
Monte Albán is a big pre-Columbian archaeological place in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. The site is placed on a low mountainous array rising above the plain in the central part of the Valley of Oaxaca where the latter's northern Etla, eastern Tlacolula, and southern Zimatlán/Ocotlán (or Valle Grande) branches meet.

Teotihuacán Teotihuacán
Teotihuacan known as the City of the Gods, is an Aztec archeological site 40 km northeast of Mexico City. Náhuatl for "the place where men became gods", Teotihuacan is the place where you can find some of the largest ancient pyramids in the world. According to legend, it was at this point where the gods gathered to plan the creation of man.

Cobá Cobá
Coba (Cobá in the Spanish language) is a huge ruined city of the Pre-Columbian Maya civilization, placed in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. It is situated about 90 km east of the Maya site of Chichen Itza, about 40 km west of the Caribbean Sea, and 44 km northwest of the site of Tulum, with which it is connected by a modern road.

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