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Piedras Negras

If you appreciate Pre-Columbian Mayan art, then you should visit this ruined town where you can find many decorated temples.

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Attractions near to Piedras Negras

  • Cathedral of San Cristobal, San Cristóbal de Las Casas

    Cathedral of San Cristobal

    The colorful Baroque facade of this church stands out from its surroundings. It survived many earthquakes and still retains its splendor.

  • Zocalo, San Cristóbal de Las Casas


    Despite officially called Plaza 31 de marzo, it's Zocalo for the locals. Probably the most lively place in the city.

  • Toniná


    Prepare yourself for seeing one of the most amazing Mayan sites in Mexico! Several pyramids, over 100 structures and admirable sculptures.

  • Municipal Market, San Cristóbal de Las Casas

    Municipal Market

    Busy, colorful, noisy – all this and much more characterizes this municipal market with various foodstuffs as well as practical goods on sale.

  • Guadalupe Hill, San Cristóbal de Las Casas

    Guadalupe Hill

    Take seventy nine steps to reach the hilltop and enjoy a truly amazing view of the city. There's also a simple yet beautiful church.

  • San Juan Chamula

    San Juan Chamula

    The township is still inhabited by the Mayan people sticking to their traditional way of life. Rather commercial but totally worth it.

  • Carmen Temple, San Cristóbal de Las Casas

    Carmen Temple

    This 17th-century structure clearly stands out from its surroundings thanks to its faithful adaptation of the Mudejar style.

  • La Merced Monastery, San Cristóbal de Las Casas

    La Merced Monastery

    Being one of the first sacral buildings in the city, this monastery was built in 1537. It still retains its simple but striking beauty.

  • Yaxchilan


    Learn about the various kings who ruled this stunningly beautiful place in the Late Classic Period and see all the great monuments.

  • Altar de Sacrificios

    Altar de Sacrificios

    A fan of Mayan history should not miss this esoteric ceremonial center which consists of three complexes and two plazas.

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