Due to the easy-to-defend location and fortifications, archeologists believe Yagul was a military center. Like the other major ruins in the area, the site was occupied at various times by both the Zapotecs and the Mixtecs. The ruins include the second largest ancient ball court in Mesoamérica, several typically creepy tombs, and a labyrinthine stone palace with six small stone courtyards.
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Enjoy a full-day trip from Oaxaca and see the main archaeological sites in Oaxaca. You'll first visit Monte Alban, which is the major urban center built by the ... Read more
Location: Oaxaca, Oaxaca
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)