Monte Albán is an archaeological site located 10 km from the city of Oaxaca. It was named by the Zapotecs as “Dani Baá” or Sacred Mountain and, later, “Yucucui” or Cerro Verde, by the Mixtec indigenous people who inhabited it around the 12th century. As happened with several pre-Hispanic metropolises, Monte Albán was inhabited by more than one culture.
Enjoy a multi-colored tour meeting the great Oaxacan masters who have lived in generation after generation of the skill of their hands, reflecting with dedication and love their creativity in each one of their handicrafts, common and popular art of some yesterdays, now a unique skill recognized as value cultural and identity.
The Millennial Route is a half-day getaway that you cannot miss. We will know three attractions emblematic of the state of Oaxaca, starting the excursion with the famous and most notable "Tule Tree”, Cataloged as the thickest in the world, this ahuehuete or sabino has more than 2,000 years of age and an approximate weight of 630 tons.
You will enjoy this great tour where we will first enter the history of a great city located on the top of a mountain, Monte Albán is a great urban center built by the Zapotec culture, declared a World Heritage Site in 1987, and is the most archaeological zone important of the State of Oaxaca, characterized by a large square in the center.