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Paquime

Mexico
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Ranked #38 of 199 Attractions in Northern Mexico
Type: Ancient Ruins
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: The only archeological site of its kind in northern Mexico, these ruins feature seven-story-high earth walls, mysterious T-shaped doors and ceremonial... more » Owner description: The only archeological site of its kind in northern Mexico, these ruins feature seven-story-high earth walls, mysterious T-shaped doors and ceremonial mounds. « less
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Kansas City
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56 reviews 56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

If you ever have an opportunity to visit this unique UNESCO site, you should take the time to do so. We had the benefit of a personal tour guide who was well versed in the history and unique aspects of Pacquime which made this visit particularly meaningful. This archeological site is available to roam through (within certain boundaries) which really... More

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Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
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186 reviews 186 reviews
74 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

I was with a tour group coming back to Tucson from The Copper Canyon and we stayed in Casas Grandes on our last night of the trip. I have been to many of Mexico's archeological ruins so was happy we made this stop. The walls of these ruins make if very different from the others. It's always interesting to learn... More

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Oaxaca, Mexico
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Paquimé is unique and it is well worth the trip from anywhere in Mexico. For me, I made this trip from Chiapas and I was absolutely delighted that I made it to the most curious archaeological site in Mexico. Allow a couple hours to immerse yourself in this labyrinth-like ruins and let your imagination go. I walked up the hills... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

I visited Paquime in late March and was absolutely delighted. The facility features a thoughtfully unobtrusive visitor center and museum which includes a wide array of materials that provide insight into the evolution of the civilization there about 1,000 years ago, and about its economy and civilization. The exhibits were complemented by an art gallery with contemporary exhibits. The adobe... More

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