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Top 10 colonial cities

Mexico is a country with a rich history, one of pre-Hispanic culture and then Western invasion and colonisation, thanks to the Spanish. Highly questionable ethics aside, it’s impossible to deny the impact this colonial history has left on modern day Mexico and one of the most obvious ways it presents itself is through architecture. Here are the top ten most ...
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6 best resorts in Mexico

Mexico is always bright, vivid, and very noisy. The colorful culture of the Mayan and Aztec civilizations with their legends and pyramids, colonial architecture, excellent beaches with clean sand, and developed infrastructure. Mexico is home to numerous resorts, particularly around its most stunning tourist regions, like Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, and the Riviera Maya. For the best of the best, ...
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Top 10 archaeological sites

Mexico was the cradle of a number of important civilizations that developed throughout the region. There are over 180 archaeological sites in Mexico that are open to the public. For the archaeology enthusiast, all are worth visiting, but there are a few that stand out from the rest in their size and magnificence. Mexico’s ancient civilizations were the most sophisticated ...
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Mayan architecture

An artistic expression of the mayan culture. Mayan architecture is one of the most awesome features of Mayan art to admire on your travel to any area of the Mayan World. Even after over 2000 years, the magnificence in Mayan architecture and artistic skills of these outstanding Mayan people are still present in all the Mayan pyramids. You can admire ...
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Mayan masks

A Symbol of Divinity. Mayan masks were representations of Mayan gods, as well as part of a very sacred funeral ritual in the Mayan Classic Period from 250 to 900 AD. These were placed over the face of an important ruler when he died. Mayan masks endowed the rulers with the status of a divine being as the “Tree of ...
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Mayan pottery

An exquisite expression of mayan art. Mayan pottery has been part of the Mayans´ lives since ancient times. It is also important in the study of the Pre Columbian Mayan culture, because each piece reveals stories of rulers, rituals, the story of the Maya creation, as well as other aspects of the Maya civilization. In the early beginnings, during the ...
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Mayan weaving

A colorful expression of Mayan skills and inspiration. Mayan weaving is mostly done by the Mayan women, who after thousands of years continue producing their beautiful and varied items by means of a waistloom. Their skill in weaving has been taught to them generation after generation by their grandmothers and mothers, starting at a very young age. In many of ...
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Mariachi

Sorry, your browser does not support this audio tag. Mariachi is a musical expression that dates back to at least 18th century in Western Mexico. It is a tradition that can be defined by eight socio-musical elements: mariachi instrumentation and texture, musical genres and subgenres, performance methods and styles, singing styles and forms, dance styles, performative space, performance clothing, and ...
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Chinampas

Chinampa (Nahuatl: chināmitl) is a type of Mesoamerican agriculture which used small, rectangular areas of fertile arable land to grow crops on the shallow lake beds in the Valley of Mexico. Although different technology existed during the Post-classic and Colonial periods in the basin, chinampas have raised many questions on agricultural production and political development. After the Aztec Triple Alliance ...
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Lake Texcoco

Lake Texcoco ("Lago de Texcoco") was a natural lake within the "Anahuac" or Valley of Mexico. Lake Texcoco is best known as where the Aztecs built the city of Tenochtitlan, which was located on an island within the lake. After the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire, efforts to control flooding by the Spanish led to most of the lake ...
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