I liked the greenery and openness. The signage is excellent. Nice to wander around and relax under the shade trees. Good museum and gift store.
About Monte Alban
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A must see when you go to Oaxaca. The turn down is the incredible amount of vendors trying to sell souvenirs. Bring some snacks of eat before heading here there is no food stalls or restaurant in there.
This place is a must! Spend anytime you want at this awesome place. If you can come on week days to avoid a lot of people. Admire this zapotec magical place and get a tour to understand all the history of this complex.
Definitely worth a visit - these ruins are more impressive than others we have visited in Coba and Tulum and are perched on top of a hill overlooking Oaxaca. I wouldn't recommend a guide as this can slow down your tour unless they are highly...More
The site is immense. It was first settled about 2,000 years ago by Zapotec natives from valleys North and East of Monte Alban. I would suggest hiring a guide or reading a guide book regarding the site prior to visiting the site itself. The museum...More
Is a must go if you are in Oaxaca city, is 20 mins drive from the centro, try to go early to avoid crowds and the heat. I takes at least a couple of hours to go through the ruins. Is a great outdoors activity...More