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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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“mountain top” (29 reviews)
“amazing site” (22 reviews)
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Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

Who would have thought that the history of Mexico rivals that of Egypt and Rome? We hired a local guide to take us through Monte Alban and he put the history of this place in perspective. No need to fly all the way to Europe...More

Thank texascinzia
Reviewed 2 days ago

A fascinating site that is well worth the trip. We travelled with a local bus company that was fine. Make sure you take a hat though, as the sun is strong and there's little shade

Thank 0rmason
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for the first time and it was impressive. It's nice to know all the history preserved in this place.

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my highlights of my visit. I could have stayed there for hours. Close to town. A real adventure back in time.

Thank jsogden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful archeology places in Mexico, perfectly organized structure, incredible geometric design. This is a place not to forget.

Thank pedro g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful trip to the Zapotec ruins. It takes about 30 minutes by tourist van to get there. We paid 70 pesos each for transportation. Some of the local vendors at the ruins were a little more aggressive than what we've seen in...More

Thank Donna P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small but very impressive. If you like history, dont miss this place, go with a guide and listen and watch!

Thank audreyp255
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Before I left the US for Mexico many Mexicans told me Monte Alban was their favorite place to go. It was very interesting to be there and see the views of the surrounding country which it ruled. The museum there is interesting and the restaurant...More

Thank Ceslie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outstanding views, interesting ruins. Definitely recommended if you're in Oaxaca. This was 2nd visit to Oaxaca and I was definitely thinking. going a 2nd time but ran out of time. It's not Machu Picchu, but definitely should be on your list. (Visited in 2007.)

Thank yirgster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Monte Alban is an archaeology place where you can find the history of Oaxaca, is huge so you will need a good personal condition to walk during your visit.

Thank QFGA
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2 February 2017|
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Response from Friendlyadvisor2 | Reviewed this property |
Your wife could walk to the centre square (about 600m up hill), into the main courtyard. From there you could see most of the site.
7 October 2016|
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Response from Michele D | Reviewed this property |
Your question was directed to the wrong person. Hope you found an answer and had a great experience!
23 May 2016|
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Response from Cuatrodivas | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you will have a problem. Talk to your hotel and I am sure they can make arrangements for you.