UNESCO World Heritage Site - Ruins of  pre-Hispanic site of Monte Albán (UNESCO includes the entire region of Oaxaca, Mexico)

The ruins at Monte Albán /Oaxaca, Mexico/. Mount Alban was one of the first major cities in Mesoamerica and the center of a Zapotec. If you have the chance, go. It's amazing!

The Zapotec civilization was an indigenous pre-Columbian civilization that flourished in the Valley of Oaxaca of southern Mesoamerica. Archaeological evidence shows that their culture goes back at least 2,500 years.  Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico by Guillermo Flores

The Zapotec civilization that flourished in the Valley of Oaxaca. they were one of the first civilizations to create a 365 day calendar. This site is located at Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico.

Clouds over Oaxaca, Mexico - Click on the image to find the full list by TheCultureTrip.com of Ways to Explore Mexican Tradition!

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Monte Albán, Oaxaca  This is outside of Oaxaca City and was one of our favorite places to visit.  The steps seem very high when you fall off of them backwards.  lol

Monte Albán, Oaxaca This is outside of Oaxaca City and was one of our favorite places to visit. The steps seem very high when you fall off of them backwards.

Monte Alban | Mexico

Monte Alban, Mexico an extraordinary view, so special place. Worst hangover day ever

Monte Alban - Oaxaca, Mexico - The bas-relief figures from the Temple of the Danzantes were long believed to depict dancers, although some now think they may in fact represent victims of human sacrifice.

Monte Alban - Oaxaca, Mexico - The bas-relief figures from the Temple of the Danzantes were long believed to depict dancers, although some now think they may in fact represent victims of human sacrifice.

Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico. This is the site of one of the largest cities in Oaxaca during the Classic Period. It experienced its golden age between 100 and 600 AD. After its golden age the city was abandon and the mystery was a mystery.

Places I would love to visit: Monte Albán, Oaxaca, México

Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico | 10 Useful Things you Must know Before Traveling to Mexico, an Exciting and Challenging Destination

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Monte Albán, Oaxaca, Mexico. See you soon!!!

ancient civilizations all around the world built step pyramids. After the ancient Egyptians constructed the step pyramid of Djoser howeve.

Monte Albán, Oaxaca. La cultura zapoteca permanece viva gracias a uno de los complejos arqueológicos más imponentes a nivel mundial. Monte Albán es hermoso (mucho más en verano, cuando la vegetación resplandece en la tierra ancestral) por las edificaciones esparcidas de manera tan precisa. Vale la pena visitar sus pirámides y claro, uno de los mejor conservados vestigios del juego de pelota que es tan característico de las culturas prehispánicas.

Monte Albán, Oaxaca. La cultura zapoteca permanece viva gracias a uno de los complejos arqueológicos más imponentes a nivel mundial. Monte Albán es hermoso (mucho más en verano, cuando la vegetación resplandece en la tierra ancestral) por las edificaciones esparcidas de manera tan precisa. Vale la pena visitar sus pirámides y claro, uno de los mejor conservados vestigios del juego de pelota que es tan característico de las culturas prehispánicas.

All things Mexico.All things Mexico.Monte Albán is the most important archaeological site of Oaxaca entity of regional importance only by religious, political and economic control exerted by the Zapotec state on the population of the Valley of Oaxaca for more than thirteen centuries.

Monte Albán is the most important archaeological site of Oaxaca entity of regional importance only by religious, political and economic control exerted by the Zapotec state on the population of the Valley of Oaxaca for more than thirteen centuries.

Urn In The Form Of Cociyo, God Of Lightning And Rain  .                                    Mexico, Oaxaca, Monte Albán IIIa, Zapotec culture        Early Classic period (A.D. 250–600)        c. A.D. 400–500        Ceramic

Urn in the form of cociyo, god of lightning and rain Mexico, Oaxaca, Monte Albán IIIa, Zapotec culture Early Classic period ca.

Mitla, Oaxaca, Mexico

Mitla, Oaxaca, Mexico - Zapotec architecture, an impressive place to visit and learn about the history of this Country. The Zapotec were great cooks also, heard.

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