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Mitla

San Pablo Villa de Mitla, Mexico
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The Zapotecs inhabited this ancient city after they were forced out of Monte Alban.
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San Pablo Villa de Mitla, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Mitla is an amazing place - do not listen to negative reviews.The designs are among the most beautiful in Mesoamerican buildings.

Thank Dubson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Originally occupied by the Zapotecs then taken over later by the Mixtecs. Still a powerful sacred place at the time of the conquest. It is a very beautiful elegant site , particularly the geometric patterns of the facades. You can still see the remains of...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Mitla is a very interesting archaeological site - probably second only in the state of Oaxaca to Monte Alban - and the first most important in the Zapotec culture. To get the most out of your tour, I recommend going on a small van tour...More

Thank GareThere
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Great archeological site. Easy to walk around on your own or with a guide. Cheap to get into, and you can easily walk around all of it in under an hour. Don't miss it if in the area.

Thank PandaBandit
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Beautiful site, it counts with a part where access is free right next to the church, and a part where you will need to pay. In the latter, you will find two tumbs and a palace. Decorations are magnificent. The place has been improved since...More

Thank Ferdinand V
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We took a bus for 20 pesos per person to the town of Mitla. We then walked through the streets up the hill to the ruins. There were many beautiful murals on the walls of the buildings and we could here the "ping pong" sound...More

Thank Janai64
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The archeological site at Mitla is small but quite stunning. You can walk through a partially restored building and appreciate what it may have been like. There is just the one building/area to see so 30 minutes is ample to have a good look and...More

Thank Gefton
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We were amazed that we could visit Zapotec ruins from the year 200 AD! We were able to walk into the palace and see the bedrooms, and the incredible construction of the site. I could not believe that this site was directly across the way...More

Thank ezmall
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We spent about 90 minutes exploring the site of Milta. It’s small compared to some of the other Mexican ruins, however it’s beautifully built and worth a visit if you are passing. I would not take a special day trip just to visit here. There...More

Thank Travellover6128
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I love the way they look the death. They thought that a soul always change bodies. It is a belief apart from reincarnition.

Thank ilayda d
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