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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.

  • Amber Museum, San Cristóbal de Las Casas

    Amber Museum

    Beautiful museum carefully documenting the local tradition of amber mining and crafting: there are some really amazing pieces on display!

  • Huitepec Ecological Reserve, San Cristóbal de Las Casas

    Huitepec Ecological Reserve

    Easily accessible from the town yet feels like it's far far away. Hike in the mountains and enjoy the unspoilt natural surroundings.

  • Museum of Textiles, San Cristóbal de Las Casas

    Museum of Textiles

    The slightly overwhelming assembly of Mayan textiles includes gems such as traditional ceremonial robes. Very insightful!

  • San Nicolás Temple, San Cristóbal de Las Casas

    San Nicolás Temple

    What a peculiar church! Built at the back of the cathedral in the 17th century, it still remains in its original state which is quite rare.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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