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Oaxaca Sights

Zona Arqueológica

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Updated 12/31/1969

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Just behind the Temple de Santa María Natividad is the small Zona Arqueológica, with a pair of underground tombs that are fun to explore. A pair of eerie carved owls guards one of the graves containing a noble named Lord Nine Flower. He was buried along with an unidentified young man among riches that rivaled those of Tumba 7 at Monte Albán. These treasures, however, are in the archaeological museum in Mexico City. The site is open daily 9–5. Admission is $3.

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Address:

Zaachila, Oaxaca, Mexico

Updated 12/31/1969

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