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Skip the Line: Monte Alban Entrance Ticket
from US$5.84*
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Skip the Line: Monte Alban Entrance Ticket
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The ruins of this ancient Zapotec capital make up one of the most important archaeological sites in all of Latin America.
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Oaxaca, Mexico
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+52 951 516 1215
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A beautiful place to visit. You have to pay 70 pesos entrance fee. It is a big site, so worth the money.

Thank worldtravelcouple07
Reviewed yesterday

what a great time a must see while in Oaxaca. we went in summer so it wasnt green ...but still very cool.

Thank Teeztravelz
Reviewed 4 days ago

I love exploring historical sites, and though this is my 3rd pyramid site i've seen, I think they are all amazing and beautiful in their own right. They have a museum on site that is very informative and worth the visit. Only thing I didn't...More

Thank maitai522
Reviewed 5 days ago

This site is so awesome. It's best to get there early before the crowds of tours....or even later in the afternoon. I travelling by mini van from a local hotel pick-up point and with my own guidebook didn't need the tour. Be sure to bring...More

Thank calie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most important ceremonial temples in Oaxaca with a beautiful landscape view of the valley skyline.

Thank Eugenio J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wintertime at Monte Alban has its pros and cons. As for the landscape, you can see it for yourself. It is a brownish view everywhere around. I bet this changes in spring, with a touch of green. The pros on the other hand, is that...More

Thank VastiOnline
Reviewed 1 week ago

Monte Alban is only about 30 minutes outside of the historic center of Oaxaca and quite easy to get to. The ruins are impressive and the views from up there are equally great - good vantage point over all the surrounding valley area. If you're...More

Thank Mathyew
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I visited Oaxaca last March. Of course, Monte Alban Ruins were on top of our list!. Well, it is definitely worth it! It is quiet close to downtown Oaxaca, the parking was free and very easy, and once you park your car,...More

Thank echerem2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can honestly say that Monte Alban was one of the most incredible places I have ever been able to go. It has been protected and preserved so magnificently, it truly is breathtaking. I am so glad took advice of my driver who said “Let’s...More

Thank mcsnyder21
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is the place to see when you stay in Oaxaca, only 50 minutes by local bus, it gives you spectacular view of the city and monuments

Thank Piotr M
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kenyamagdaleno
15 March 2018|
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Response from dickjoe | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I did'nt see any tour with only those two locations. But a good option is to hire a driver for the day. It works. And you have the possibilities of visiting other places. It is a affordable and efficient way of... More
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KateP3
16 January 2018|
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Response from daddyogrande | Reviewed this property |
En la zona arqueológica? No.
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645j0hnh
2 February 2017|
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Response from Friendlyadvisor2 | Reviewed this property |
Your wife could walk to the centre square (about 600m up hill), into the main courtyard. From there you could see most of the site.
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