Had the pleasure of exploring this incredible site with Fernando Montez. Incredible and a must do in Oaxaca
About Monte Alban
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We hired a private tour guide (English speaking) to drive us to Monte Alban and several other sites. He was able to explain the history and walk us around. The structures and the setting are breathtaking. Sturdy walking shoes are a must, along with someone...More
Went for a quick visit before grabing out flight back home and we loved it! The place is really well kept and you are able to climb the stairs to admire the view! If you have time, go check it out
We did a half day tour, which started with hotel pick up around 10am. First we wandered through the museum for 10 or so minutes then we headed into the main site with a guide. Our guide Abraham was fantastic, he provided a great overview...More
We had a private guide and got there around 9:30am, the place opens earlier (around 8:30am). We recommend hiring a guide. The entire place can be visited in 2-3 hours if you get there early. We left around 11am and the entrance was packed already.
It’s a good 3 to 5 hour visit from Oaxaca depending on how much time you want to spend at the ruin. I believe one of the most impressive things about this site is the view of Oaxaca you get from it. It gives you...More
My third time. Ancient archeological site once inhabited by the Zapotecs. A little difficult to drive to (I lost a hubcap to one of their many speed bumps) but doable. For 400 pesos we hired a guide at the entrance. Learned a lot from him...More
Is a must to see experience. It is worth to dedicate half a day to see it thoroughly . Plenty of parking space . but taxi or bus is ok too. , Bring water to the visit because a lot of walking is done.
Monte Alban is one of the most compelling ancient sites on the planet. I’ve visited many times and particularly noticed improved signage and information this time. Don’t forget your sunscreen, hat and water! Take your time, absorb the atmosphere and the views.
Ask taxi or bus from Oaxaca city. It will take you inform of the entrance. It is worthy to come hear. You can climb the pyramids and have wonderful view.