Oaxaca, Monte Alban

BASIC. During this excursion at Oaxaca we will visit the old Zapoteca capital that was built in a hill set located to 9 km of the city of Oaxaca, in where we will admire the Great Seat, with its ceremonial buildings, between that emphasize: the Game of Ball, Building S or Palace of Monte Albán the South Platform – in whose inferior angles retorts of the wakes found in situ- are observed the call “Observatory” or Building J, unique in its species in Mesoamerica.

PLUSS ART ROUTE. Also we will see Arrazola. Famous by “Alebrijes”. The Alebrijes   are richly coloured figures   of imaginary animals worked  in wood  from the nopalillo tree. Each piece is highly original and imaginative and usually carries the signature of its creator because it is unique and unrepeatable. After visiting the indigenous present and past we visit the colonial past in nearby Cuilapan de Guerrero with its open-air chapel and its silent walls. This 16th century Dominican monastery could have been the largest complex of its kind in the New World if it had ever been finished. San Bartolo Coyotepec we have to opportunity to observe the ancient Mesoamerican potters traditional methods of creating pots and jars by hand without the use of a potter’s wheel. This technique was revived by the legendary Doña Rosa who worked exclusively in black clay to produce black pottery known the world over.

Includes: Transportation Hotel-tour-hotel, bilingual guide

Not Included: Tickets, Food and Tips

Operation 1,2,3,4,5,6,7

Minimum: 02 passengers

Schedule: 10:00 hours