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Poblado de Atzompa, 8 kilometros al oeste de Oxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the "collectivo" (a taxi that takes up to 5 passengers) from Terminal de 2a clase, near Arbastos Mercado. 10 pesos each to Atzompa, and then took a Moto-taxi (20 each) up to the site. Would have been an unpleasant walk into the sun,...More

Thank johnyoung22222
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having been so fortunate to visit this site with the archaeologist in charge, we were amazed to learn that it is actually within the area designated as Monte Alban. Seeing this site helps to complete the picture of the civilization that lived there as it...More

Thank lgs701
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Near Monte Alban but with nearly no visitors (we were the one car in the lot when we visited), Atzompa is a hidden gem worth visiting. The site is still being excavated and we were lucky enough to watch the archaeologists at work.

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed April 21, 2018

Less known, truly mystical. I had a three wheeler to take me up to the ruins. The view on the way up is like a picture postcard and don't have any doubt that you will enjoy every bit of it. One piece of advice though,...More

1  Thank Namaste M
Reviewed April 19, 2018

You can take a local bus to the area, then ask a moto-taxi to get you up the long hill. Don't miss the museum on your left - its so worth your time and donate if you can as this site needs some financial help...More

3  Thank Katy F
Reviewed March 31, 2018

There are so many great things to see in Oaxaca and most people head straight for Monte Alban which gets absolutely crazily busy after 10am. I'd highly recommend visiting Zona as well. Not as popular but equally as impressive. It's not as big but the...More

3  Thank thetravellingspy
Reviewed January 20, 2018

When visiting Oaxaca, most people visit the Monte Alban archeological site. Having seen the impressive remains of that ancient city state it is understandable that visitors to Oaxaca will call it a day for archeological sites and explore the other charming aspects of the city....More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Few visitors when touring the grounds, well delineated. Several ballcourts and level to the plazas. Hawks soar about the mountain top with spectacular views of Oaxaca and the Valley to match the archiology. No entry fee, no museum, no services.

Thank jesseMN
Reviewed January 5, 2018

The hike is worth the view. Just recently opened in the past five years this site brings to mind all there is in Oaxaca state that has yet to be discovered. Very interesting to walk through these ancient ruins.

Thank Sadielady947
Reviewed November 12, 2017

First off, how to get there easily. From Oaxaca, get yourself to the "Central" (bus station near the Mercado de Abastos). From there, ask around and find the colectivos to Atzompa. Pay 10 pesos for a 10-15 minute trip to Atzompa. When you get close...More

4  Thank Joe H
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Response from Namaste M | Reviewed this property |
I went in a local bus. I think you ask the localites. Once in the town, you ave to take a 3.wheeler up to the ruins. I do suggest to take the telephone number for the ride back.