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Museo De Las Culturas Del Norte, 31860, Mexico
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Interesting and Important UNESCO site

The site museum displays beautiful artifacts that explain life and culture seven hundred to a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dekalbill
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Chicago
Museum and Ruins are Top Notch

Paquime is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a is a prehistoric archaeological site that is... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2017
sstupar
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Rockville, MD
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The only archeological site of its kind in northern Mexico, these ruins feature seven-story-high earth walls, mysterious T-shaped doors and ceremonial mounds.
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Museo De Las Culturas Del Norte, 31860, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The site museum displays beautiful artifacts that explain life and culture seven hundred to a thousand years ago in a progressive society complete with heating and water systems. Our guide was able to create a vivid picture of the period as we observed the buildings...More

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Reviewed January 5, 2017

Paquime is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a is a prehistoric archaeological site that is regarded as one of the most significant Mogollon archaeological zones in the northwestern Mexico region, linking it to other sites in Arizona and New Mexico (like Mesa Verde)....More

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Reviewed March 29, 2016

Paquime is a prehistoric archaeological site with a beautiful museum and well preserved ruins. The site is really interesting with signage in both Spanish and English. We learned a great deal about a culture we knew little about. There are curved walls and t-shaped doors,...More

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Reviewed January 14, 2016

if you have an interest in the history of the southwest native cultures then this place iis for you. they have an excellent museum that tells the story of these early peoples of northern Mexico. There is also a gift shop that sells overpriced pottery....More

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Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

The drive is nice you pass Janos and old abandoned church on Mexico highway 2. There is a military stop but they do not bother you. Going to Nuevo Casas Grandes must have a permit from the mexican authorities from the Km 30. Usually the...More

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Reviewed September 9, 2015

Kinda boring and unimpressive. Like the photo shows, they are just "stumps" of former walls. If you got nothing better to do, then go visit it. I recommend you find something better to do.

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Reviewed March 15, 2015

These ruins, and the museum, are definitely worth a visit. Admission is free to 'pensioners'. It is just amazing to think how these primitive peoples were so advanced! The way they brought in water, the houses, the ball courts. To think that so much has...More

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Reviewed March 26, 2014

If you ever have an opportunity to visit this unique UNESCO site, you should take the time to do so. We had the benefit of a personal tour guide who was well versed in the history and unique aspects of Pacquime which made this visit...More

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Reviewed December 5, 2013

I was with a tour group coming back to Tucson from The Copper Canyon and we stayed in Casas Grandes on our last night of the trip. I have been to many of Mexico's archeological ruins so was happy we made this stop. The walls...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2013

Paquimé is unique and it is well worth the trip from anywhere in Mexico. For me, I made this trip from Chiapas and I was absolutely delighted that I made it to the most curious archaeological site in Mexico. Allow a couple hours to immerse...More

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