Pyramids & Archaeology in Mexico

Guides and articles about Mexico’s ancient cities and civilizations

Guides and articles about Mexico’s ancient cities and civilizations

Uxmal - View of Magician's Pyramid

Experience Uxmal

Uxmal is an attractive and fascinating Maya archaeology site along the Ruta Puuc, near Mérida, in the state of Yucatán

Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico

Experience Chichen Itza

The ancient city of Chichen Itzá is one of the most-visited and most impressive archaeological sites in Mexico

Chinkultic, Chiapas, Mexico

Experience Chinkultic

Chinkultic, nearby the lakes of Montebello, offers visitors dramatic views across the jungle and the only known cenote in the state of Chiapas

Coba, Yucatan, Mexico

Experience Cobá

Nestled in the jungle of Yucatán, Cobá is thought to have been an important trading center during Mayan times, although mysteries about this place remain to this day

El Tajin, Veracruz, Mexico

Experience El Tajin

The ruins at El Tajin offer visitors the opportunity to witness unusual structures amidst one of the most enigmatic and fascinating archaeological ruins in Mexico

Mitla, Oaxaca, Mexico

Experience Mitla

Mitla, which means 'place of rest' or 'place of dead' is an ancient center of religious ceremonies and sacrifice, situated less than an hour's drive from Oaxaca City

Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico

Experience Palenque

Surrounded by lush tropical jungle, Palenque offers a serene and mystical atmosphere that is apparent from the moment you enter the site

Templo Mayor, Mexico City

Experience Templo Mayor

The ruins of the ancient epicenter of Aztec power —Tenochtitlán— can be witnessed in this historic center of Mexico City, at Templo Mayor