Archeology &

History

UNESCO Heritage sites

Mexico has thirty-four registered World Heritage Sites, including twenty-seven cultural sites, six natural sites and one mixed site.

Teotihuacán - once the largest pre-Columbian city in the Americas, sits just 25 miles north of Mexico City.

Ciudad Universitaria

University City encloses close to 40 schools and institutes, a cultural center, ecological reserve, central library and several museums. Built on an ancient solidified lava bed and designed by Mario Pani, Enrique del Moral, Domingo Garcia, and Armando Rovira, it was registered as a Heratige Site in 2007.

Chichen Itza

The Mayan city of Chichen Itza includes diverse architecture, a rich history, and importance as a major focal point in pre-Columbian culture. As one of the largest Mayan cities, it is likely to be one of the great mythical areas referred to in Mesoamerican literature.

Uxmal

Considered one of the most important archaeological sites of Mayan culture, Uxmal is representative of the regions dominant architectural style. Ancient roads from Uxmal connect to areas as far reaching as Belize and Guatemala.

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