Maps of the Archaeological Site of Monte Albán
Situated on an artificially flattened hilltop the
site is just 6km west of the city of Oaxaca. Composed of
a flat open Grande Plaza ringed by a number of buildings
it is dominated by two major platforms known as the
Northern Platform, the larger, and the Southern
Many smaller buildings are grouped around, while to
the north are various tombs, of which particularly tomb
7 is well known. The Danzantes is to the south west side
of the Grande Plaza. Access to the site is via the Site
Museum which is housed next to the admission gates on
the north easterly side.
Google Street view
Now take a virtual walking tour of Monte
Albán with the help of Google! Using the Google trekker backpack system they have collected views from all over the zone and allow you to wander and appreciate it almost as though you were here.
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