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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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“mountain top” (29 reviews)
“amazing site” (22 reviews)
“gets hot” (17 reviews)
Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 516 1215
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I could have written a book about Monte Albán, as many others have; yet, I will simply tell you GO if you happen to be in the vicinity of Oaxaca. This is a spectacular place where you can assimilate the grandeur of the ancient local...More

Thank Jose P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There is a tourist bus that leaves from town for only 55 pesos. Goes every half hour. Tickets are purchased In an office across from hotel Rivera. I think we walked down crespo. The signage is good in English at Monte Albán so a guide...More

Thank carley36
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Monte Alban is very worthwhile, but I would advise against getting a group or private to any site. After a few days in Oaxaca I figured out that you can get anywhere easily for a fraction of the price of a tour. We paid $100...More

Thank Zelyntor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Monte Alban was worth the trip out of the city to see. I recommend going early so you are there when it opens, that way there are less people and it is not as hot. Climb the stairs and take in the views

1  Thank K L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Allow yourself at least a half a day if you want to see everything. There is an inexpensive buss that takes you there from the center of town. No need to pay extra to the tour companies. You can get there on your own much...More

Thank Bocas Chuck E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got here on a bus ticker we bought from a small shop opposite Rivera de Angel on Francisco Javier Mina. It cost $55 return and the entrance fee was $70 pp. The bus took us the whole way to the top whereas the local...More

Thank Jessica O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another great historic place to check out. The guides give great information... I’m not sure if there are guides who speak English, but I’m sure you can find someone since there are so many foreign visitors!

1  Thank Megan W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Monte Alban is absolutely breathtaking. It's rich history and timeless ruins takes you to another world. This is a must see. My third time and I experience it as if it were my first time.

Thank Dosteele
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From reading the reviews and looking a pictures I never would have expected how vast the complex actually is. The entrance was 70 $MP at the time of review. Every time I questions whether I should walk up the next set of steps, I reminded...More

Thank Caliguy781
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another magical place. Please make sure you visit Monte Alban. Closing at 4:45p.m. make sure you have enough time to walk the whole place and read about its history which is amazing. Take some time to breathe the energy, I just love that. Comfortable shoes...More

1  Thank Alejandra G
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1 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.
7 October 2016|
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Response from Michele D | Reviewed this property |
Your question was directed to the wrong person. Hope you found an answer and had a great experience!
23 May 2016|
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Response from Weerobbie | Reviewed this property |
I highly doubt it as there are many guides on site. However if you haven't booked your hotel in Oaxaca yet, I suggest you do so soonest as the hotels sell out for Dia de Muertos. It's a terrific time to visit the city; we... More