Pyramids & Archaeology in Mexico

Guides and articles about Mexico’s ancient cities and civilizations

Guides and articles about Mexico’s ancient cities and civilizations

Teotihuacan Pyramids, Mexico

Guide To Teotihuacan

About Teotihuacan Approximately 30 miles northeast of Mexico City are the ancient city ruins of Teotihuacán. Like many of the archaeological sites in Mexico, Teotihuacán guards secrets we have...

Yaxchilan, Chiapas, Mexico

Guide To Yaxchilan

About Yaxchilan Yaxchilan (yax-chee-LAN), which means “Place of Green Stones” in Mayan, is a place of wondrous temples, plazas and story-telling carvings and sculptures. Poised on the banks of...

Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico

Guide To Monte Alban

About Monte Alban In the state of Oaxaca, just a short road trip from Oaxaca City lie two remarkable archaeological sites: Monte Albán, and nearby Mitla. Perched between two...

Bonampak, Chiapas, Mexico

Guide To Bonampak

About Bonampak Secluded in jungle about 113 m (183 km) southeast of Palenque along the Rio Lacanja, is the remarkably well-preserved ruins of a Mayan temple (archeologists date it...

Chinkultic, Chiapas, Mexico

Guide To Chinkultic

About Chinkultic The ancient Maya ruins of Chinkultic, situated on the western edge of the Lakes of Montebello National Park, offer interesting temples and ancient buildings to explore and...

Coba, Yucatan, Mexico

Guide To Coba

About Coba Less visited than neighboring Tulum 31 miles (50 km) away, Coba archeological site almost feels undiscovered. Although this is one of the largest cities from the Mayan...

El Tajin, Veracruz, Mexico

Guide To El Tajin

About El Tajin North of the city of Veracruz, is the town of Papantla. Just outside of Papantla are some mysterious and fascinating archaeological ruins: El Tajin, meaning “thunder”...

El Tajin, Veracruz, Mexico

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North of the city of Veracruz, just outside of the town of Papantla, you’ll find the mysterious and fascinating archaeological ruins of El Tajin. This large ancient complex, which...