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“Superb outing”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Monte Alban

Monte Alban
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Monte Alban Day Trip from Oaxaca
Ranked #1 of 116 things to do in Oaxaca
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Owner description: The ruins of this ancient Zapotec capital make up one of the most important archaeological sites in all of Latin America.
Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Superb outing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2013

We spent a few hours here as part of a days tour. It is has a beautiful aspect and being smaller than some other ancient sites feels more accessible. Make sure you have a good tour guide to give you the background.

Visited December 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
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“Fun in the sun”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2013

I loved this place. Very easy to get to by van or taxi, beautiful with panoramic views of the countryside. Lots of interesting ruins to explore thinking about how the ancient people built them with no machines. Now it costs a billion dollars to build anything. Wow!

Visited December 2012
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Bellingham, Washington
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“Outstanding - not to be missed!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2013

You'll be very impressed by the ruins and the museum. Makes for a wonderful and easy day trip - very close to city.

Visited December 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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“Must See!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2013

I liked the short trip from Oaxaca City to this amazing cultural ruin. Great ball court and palaces. The restaurant, store and bathrooms are a plus too!

Visited December 2012
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“One of the premiere archaeological sites in Mexico”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2012

If you are interested in Pre-Columbian Mexico, in archaeology, in seeing ancient ruins, you don't need my review. This site has more information written on it than I could hope to convey. It's big, it's beautiful and now there is a new area (part of this larger complex) just outside of Atzompa.

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