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There’s a fantastic selection of Historic Sites in Mexico and you can plan some great things to see on your trips by browsing our selection. Once you’ve explored the Historic Sites in Mexico you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan out your trip and then print off a free pocket guidebook.
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Alhondiga de Granaditas was the site of a rebel attack against the Spanish in the Mexican War of Independence.
Angostura Battlefield marks the location of an important clash in the Mexican-American War, the Battle of Buena Vista.
Calixtlahuaca is an Aztec archaeological site near Toluca in Mexico.
Chapultepec Castle was once the home of Emperor Maximilian of Habsburg and now houses Mexico’s National History Museum
Chacchoben is a Maya site in Mexico housing some impressive pyramid temples.
Chichen Itza is a site made up of two impressive and well preserved cities, built by the Mayas and then captured by the Toltecs.
Cobá is an important and vast archaeological Maya site in Mexico’s Quintana Roo region.
Dzibilchaltun in Mexico is an archaeological site housing the ruins of a Maya settlement.
Ek Balam is a Maya site on the Yucatan Peninsula with some impressive ruins.
El Tajin in Mexico was a city of the Totonac people and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Ex-Convent de Churubusco was the site of a Mexican defeat in the Mexican-American War and now houses Mexico City’s National Museum of the Interventions.
Fort Loreto is an eighteenth century fortress and one of the sites where the famous Battle of Puebla was fought.
The ruins of Kabah are those of a Maya settlement in Yucatan, Mexico.
Merida Cathedral in Mexico is the oldest one on the continent.
The Mexico National Museum of Anthropology is one of the world’s best renowned museums of pre-Hispanic history.
Mitla was a Zapotec religious centre later taken over by the Mixtecs in Oaxaca, Mexico.
Monte Alban is a remarkable UNESCO listed pre-Columbian site in Mexico.
This museum in the town of Dolores Hidalgo is the former house of the priest Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, the father of the Independence movement in Mexico.
Museo Regional de Oaxaca houses many of the pre-Columbian finds from nearby Monte Alban.
Palenque in Mexico is a UNESCO listed Maya archaeological site of a city which thrived between 500 and 700 AD.
Cuicuilco is a Mesoamerican archeological site in Mexico City, believed to have been a large, ceremonial city that existed prior to the foundation of Teotihuacan.
The Temple of Saint Augustin is a sixteenth century monastery in Acolman in Mexico
San Juan de Ulua is a sixteenth century Spanish fort which defended the port of Veracruz in Mexico.
Sayil in Mexico houses the ruins of a small Maya settlement built in the Puuc style.
Templo Mayor was a holy temple in the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan, now modern day Mexico City.
Tenochtitlan was the Aztec capital, established in 1325AD and destroyed by the Spanish in the 16th century.
Teotihuacan is a well preserved ancient Mesoamerican city near Mexico City.
The National Palace of Mexico is an important landmark representing Mexico’s independence.
Tulum is a cliff-top Maya site in Mexico’s Quintana Roo region with some interesting and quite well preserved ruins.
Uxmal was a Maya city in Yucatan, Mexico and is today a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Xcaret houses the ruins of a Maya city which reached its peak in the 15th and 16th centuries.
Xlapak is a small archaeological site in Mexico’s Yucatan region.
Xochicalco is an important pre-Columbian site in Mexico and a World Heritage site.