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Address: Oaxaca, Mexico
Phone Number: 951 516 1215
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Activities: Walking, Group tours/walking tour
Description: The ruins of this ancient Zapotec capital make up one of the most...
The ruins of this ancient Zapotec capital make up one of the most important archaeological sites in all of Latin America.
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exploring the site, and climbing the pyramids, entertains for a few hours, picture taking opportunities, mostly wide angle, some documentary,

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

exploring the site, and climbing the pyramids, entertains for a few hours, picture taking opportunities, mostly wide angle, some documentary,

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

You can buy water and a hat up there, cause you're gonna need one. I gets hot up there. I recommend a guide and the little museum. Allow yourself at least a couple of hours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Go early in the morning. Not so many people and not so hot. Also if you go early in the morning it allows for you to go see other atractions and pack more into your day.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

I went early in the day before it got too hot. It's a fantastic place to visit. See the museum first then walk up to the site. I think 1 ½-2 hrs is plenty.

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Lakeway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Well preserved courtyards, pyramids, tombs, and ball courts. Evidence of Olmec, Zapotec, and Mixtex cultures. Abandoned about 850 AD, it's mountain top site preserved it until the 20th century. A must-see if you are in the area!

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Go early and you might just have the place to yourself. No concessions or shade. There is adequate signage outside in English if you choose not to hire a guide- the same cannot be said for the smallish museum on sight.

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Roseburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We were the first ones there in the morning and walked right in. When we left around 1 the line seemed as if it was miles down the hill. (It was Easter) Also, take an umbrella and lots of sunscreen. It is out in the open with little shade. That being said we really enjoyed it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

These ruins are set on the mountain-top near Oaxaca. And the area is large. Expect to walk quite a bit. So take water with you as there's not much shade. There's a good museum at the entrance to get you started. Definitely recommend it.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I enjoyed walking the ruins of an ancient civilization and had a lot of questions about their lives.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The ruins are located on the flattened top of a hillside that is close to 1/2mile in length and about 1/4mile wide. It is breath-taking to see, and realize that it dates back to 700BC.

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Address: Address: Oaxaca, Mexico
Phone Number: 951 516 1215
Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca

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