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Mitla

San Pablo Villa de Mitla, Mexico
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San Pablo Villa de Mitla, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ruins of Mitla are almost hidden at the top of the small town. Mitla has developed into a sprawl of roads, each with their own charm as people sell and brew Mezcal and other wares from colourful and muralled shop fronts. Most people visiting...More

Thank Matthew W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a site that contains unusually decorated murals, with elaborate stone carvings with geometric designs. It contains some interesting decorated rooms and an underground tomb, which you can get into. There is a path that leads you around the site. Also, there is an...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This archeological site of religious ruins of Zapotecs is the 2nd most important find in Oaxaca after city of Monte Alban. You can see interesting mosaics of geometrical designs on walls & facades.

Thank Moe Z
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I think this place has more importance of the locals since it is one of their most treasured archaeological sites. For a foreign visitor it was interesting to see but it wasn't impressive. It's a spiritual place and the history is interesting. Wouldn't go out...More

Thank Swi89
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Pretty little town, old and lots of culture. We went to see an old lady who makes hand ground old fashioned corn tortillas over a clay stove top with Apple wood. Pretty Amazing and to find that most of the town still prefers to stand...More

Thank JohnMarkKucera
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I was in Mitla 20 years ago and decided to go back the other week. The ruins are now a disappointment...poorly maintained, badly signposted, gradually becoming absorbed into Mitla town, which has urbanized horridly over the years. As I wandered in the searing heat around...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Mitla " Place of dead" in náhuatl, It´s an interesting place, my family and I love to visit places like this..I mean the story behind...The main attraction of the archaeological site of Mitla is undoubtedly varied ornamentation of its buildings, achieved through frets that differs...More

Thank TTime_TTraveler
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Miztec site that has so much more than at first appears,wind your way through the markets and you will find this place very interesting.My photographs show little as with a minor mobility problem I could not limb down into the tombs but guess many of...More

Thank RoyL65
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Mirla is several things. Ancient Mixtec archaeology, plus a pretty cool little town. The market is amazing, go hungry! Make a day of it. In Oaxaca City, find a couple of friends and get your own taxi for the whole day. You can see El...More

1  Thank driver888_12
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Whilst it is a lovely site, so much more could be made of it. It has some great mosaics and gives you the ability to go underground into a tomb, so it is perhaps that it is not a site of grandeur that made it...More

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