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Zona Arqueologica de Tancama

Carretera Jalpan Km 5 | Xilitla, Jalpan de Serra, Mexico
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Off the beaten track

Jalpan is off the tourist trail up in the mountains. There are several sites here including a few... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2015
BCsaralou
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Vancouver, Canada
Gotta visit

It is a new recently discovered place to visit. totally free and good to visit. Wont take you long... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2015
Caty G
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Dec 20, 2015
“Off the beaten track”
Sep 17, 2015
“Gotta visit”
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Carretera Jalpan Km 5 | Xilitla, Jalpan de Serra, Mexico
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Reviewed December 20, 2015

Jalpan is off the tourist trail up in the mountains. There are several sites here including a few UNESCO sites. There is a nice hotel on the main square.

Thank BCsaralou
Reviewed September 17, 2015

It is a new recently discovered place to visit. totally free and good to visit. Wont take you long so, place it in your list. Very nearby. Mexican arqueologists have been working hard on uncovering it secrets.

Thank Caty G
Reviewed May 8, 2015

Little tricky to find, small sign from main road and through gravel road for a bit Open everyday except Monday. And free. Quite large and with great description signs, bilingual was well. Groundskeeper Pablo...wonderfuk help and can answer any wuestions you might have, definitely with...More

Thank kareny13
Reviewed August 22, 2014

This site is closed and there are no known plans to reopen it. It is difficult to reach in a conventional car - the road is very rough with lots of rock and water at times.

Thank Denise E
Reviewed November 29, 2013

The road was all muddy because of the rain, but it was totally worth it! The zone is great, beautiful and has been taken care well. The view from up there is amazing! You have to visit Tancama!

Thank Esther M
Reviewed December 4, 2012

Veered off the main road, Hwy 120, to see this ruin. Bumpy 15 minute route, past crews of men trimming trees. Several jumped out of the trees to move branches out of our way. Site easy to walk through and around in about 30 minutes....More

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