Oaxaca & Monte Albán Photos

Oaxaca, Mexico is noted for its Spanish-colonial architecture and nearby Monte Albán a Zapotec ceremonial complex (600-900). Oaxaca is about 450km southeast of Mexico City.

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Visitors & merchants in front of Cathedral in Oaxaca. Mexico.The bell tower & thick stone walls of Cathedral in Oaxaca. Mexico.Relief sculptures on facade of Cathedral in Oaxaca. Mexico.A crowd gathers at a meeting regarding Chiapas in Oaxaca. Mexico.
Visitors & merchants in front of Cathedral in Oaxaca. Mexico.The bell tower & thick stone walls of Cathedral in Oaxaca. Mexico.Relief sculptures on facade of Cathedral in Oaxaca. Mexico.A crowd gathers at a meeting regarding Chiapas in Oaxaca. Mexico.
Happy Mexican children pose for camera in Oaxaca. Mexico.Spray painting artist at work in Oaxaca. Mexico.Church of Santo Domingo , made earthquake-proof by its 6.5 ft thick walls, Oaxaca. Mexico.The gilded palace-like interior of church of Santo Domingo, Oaxaca. Mexico.
Happy Mexican children pose for camera in Oaxaca. Mexico.Spray painting artist at work in Oaxaca. Mexico.Church of Santo Domingo (1575) , made earthquake-proof by its 6.5 ft (2 m) thick walls, Oaxaca. Mexico.The gilded palace-like interior of church of Santo Domingo, Oaxaca. Mexico.
Ornamented ceiling of church of Santo Domingo, Oaxaca. Mexico.Altar displaying a figure of Virgin Mary in church of Santo Domingo, Oaxaca. Mexico.Stella carved with reliefs of figures & animals in Monte Albán in hills above Oaxaca. Mexico.Cascading "symphony of staircases" at ruins of Monte Albán. Mexico.
Ornamented ceiling of church of Santo Domingo, Oaxaca. Mexico.Altar displaying a figure of Virgin Mary in church of Santo Domingo, Oaxaca. Mexico.Stella carved with reliefs of figures & animals in Monte Albán in hills above Oaxaca. Mexico.Cascading "symphony of staircases" at ruins of Monte Albán. Mexico.
Looking north along main street of Monte Albán, a site inhabited for over 2,500 years. Mexico.One of pre-Columbian palaces in Monte Albán. Mexico.Traditional ox cart farming on fields South of Oaxaca. Mexico.Monastery in Yanhuitlán near Oaxaca. Mexico.
Looking north along main street of Monte Albán, a site inhabited for over 2,500 years. Mexico.One of pre-Columbian palaces in Monte Albán. Mexico.Traditional ox cart farming on fields South of Oaxaca. Mexico.Monastery in Yanhuitlán near Oaxaca. Mexico.
Stone relief & sculptural facade of monastery in Yanhuitlán. Mexico.


Stone relief & sculptural facade of monastery in Yanhuitlán. Mexico.



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