Search Results : 1332 Photos

Page 9 of 14

[Previous Page (8)] [Next Page (10)]

Country : Mexico

Click on the images below to see a larger version of the picture.

Photos marked as were added from 1 March 2017.


Country
Province
State
Place
Location
Click
to View
Description
Mexico
Oaxaca
 Oaxaca was founded by the Spanish in 1529 and is full of colonial buildings.
Mexico
Oaxaca
 The city is the centre of the Miztec and Zapotec people.
Mexico
Oaxaca
 Miztec woman.
Mexico
Oaxaca
 Zapotec woman.
Mexico
Oaxaca
Cathedral
 The Cathedral dates from 1553.
Mexico
Oaxaca
Cathedral
 Detailed stone carving by the entrance.
Mexico
Oaxaca
Cathedral
 The building is in Oaxaca Baroque style.
Mexico
Oaxaca
 The covered market.
Mexico
Oaxaca
 City bus.
Mexico
Oaxaca
 Church of the Company of Jesus.
Mexico
Oaxaca
Government Palace
 The interior courtyard of the Government Palace.
Mexico
Oaxaca
Government Palace
 The palace contains murals showing the history of the Oaxaca Valley which has been inhabited since 8000 BC.
Mexico
Oaxaca
Government Palace
 Mural showing life in the ancient city of Mitla.
Mexico
Oaxaca
Government Palace
 Mural showing 19th century reformers including Benito Juarez, a Zapotec who became President.
Mexico
Oaxaca
 The colonial city centre.
Mexico
Oaxaca
 Street scene.
Mexico
Oaxaca
San Filipe Neri Church
 The Church of San Filipe Neri.
Mexico
Oaxaca
San Filipe Neri Church
 The church dates from the 16th century.
Mexico
Oaxaca
San Filipe Neri Church
 Detail of the exterior stonework.
Mexico
Oaxaca
 Man in the city centre.
Mexico
Oaxaca
Basilica La Soledad
 The 17th century Basilica La Soledad contains an image of the Virgin crowned with gold and diamonds.
Mexico
Oaxaca
Basilica La Soledad
 Stonework above the entrance.
Mexico
Oaxaca
 Train passing next to a street.
Mexico
Oaxaca
 The interior of San Domingo (1570).
Mexico
Oaxaca
 Mother and daughter.
Mexico
Oaxaca
San Domingo Monastery
 The San Domingo Monastery.
Mexico
Oaxaca
San Domingo Monastery
 Original frescos from the monastery.
Mexico
Oaxaca
San Domingo Monastery
 The monastery has a museum with artifacts from the many archeological sites in the Oaxaca Valley.
Mexico
Oaxaca
San Domingo Monastery
 Zapotec huipile.
Mexico
Oaxaca
San Domingo Monastery
 Ceramic from the Zapotec civilisation that flourished between 900 and 1521.
Mexico
Oaxaca
San Domingo Monastery
 Zapotec figurine.
Mexico
Oaxaca
San Domingo Monastery
 Zapotec face used in ceremonies.
Mexico
Oaxaca
San Domingo Monastery
 Mixtec gold rings found in a tomb at Monte Alban.
Mexico
Oaxaca
San Domingo Monastery
 Mixtec gold piece from Monte Alban.
Mexico
Oaxaca
San Domingo Monastery
 Gold face (Mixtec, 1400 to 1521).
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Ocatlan
 Ocatlan is a Zapotec market town in the Oaxaca Valley.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Ocatlan
 Straw mats.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Ocatlan
 Ploughs.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Ocatlan
 Vegetable seller.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Ocatlan
 Sugar cane.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Ocatlan
 Zapotec family.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Ocatlan
 Two women carrying firewood.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Ocatlan
 Garlic for sale.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Ocatlan
 Vegetable seller.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Ocatlan
 Ceramics.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Ocatlan
 Buying vegetables.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Ocatlan
 Carpets.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Ocatlan
 Turkey seller.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Ocatlan
 Grinding corn to make flour for tortillas.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Ocatlan
 Man at the market.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Ocatlan
 Ocatlan is surrounded by the rolling hills of the Oaxaca Valley.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Ocatlan
 Rolling hills.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 Monte Alban is a Zapotec site dating from 400 BC.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 The site is on a flattened hilltop 400m above the Oaxaca Valley.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 The site once had a population of 25,000.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
Observatory
 The Observatory dates from the 1st century BC.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
Observatory
 The structure is aligned with the star Capella.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 The Grand Plaza is 200m by 300m.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 There are many tunnels and tombs below the buildings.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 The site was abandoned by the Zapotecs in the 8th century.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 The site overlooks the valley and is surrounded by mountains.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 The temple complex.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 Overall view of the site with the Teotihuacan style sunken patio.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 Mayan style reliefs of military conquests.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
Dancer Stones
 The so-called Dancer Stones.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
Dancer Stones
 The Dancer Stones depict slain enemies.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
Dancer Stones
 The stones show Olmec influences.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
Dancer Stones
 The stones date from 400 BC.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
Dancer Stones
 The inscriptions are the oldest known true writing in Mexico.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 The enormous southern pyramid.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 Tourists on the southern pyramid.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 The unexcavated northern complex contains many Zapotec tombs.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 The Zapotec tombs were looted and later used by the Mixtecs.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 The site is large and surrounded by mountains.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 The central buildings are contructed over rock that could not be flattened.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 Most structures are on the outside of the Grand Plaza.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 Toltec style ball court.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 Structures along the western side of the complex.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 Unexcavated parts of the site.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 Newly excavated structures.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
Tomb 104
 The 5th century Tomb 104.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
Tomb 104
 Mask of the god Cocijo.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
Tomb 104
 The tomb contains frescos of Pitao Cozobi, the Zapotec maize god.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 Tomb 3 was originally Zapotec. It was looted and later reused by the Mixtecs.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 Fields around Monte Alban.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 View of the Oaxaca Valley from Monte Alban.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 View from the site 400m above the valley.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 Rolling fields.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 View of the valley.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 View of the city of Oaxaca.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Monte Alban
 Oaxaca at dawn.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Tlacochuhuaya
 Tlacochuhuaya is a Zapotec village with an Aztec name.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Tlacochuhuaya
Church of San Jeronimo
 The Church of San Jeronimo.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Tlacochuhuaya
Church of San Jeronimo
 The church dates from the 16th century.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Tlacochuhuaya
Church of San Jeronimo
 The interior of the church is full of Zapotec painting and artwork.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Tlacochuhuaya
Church of San Jeronimo
 Zapotec wood carving and painting.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Tlacochuhuaya
Church of San Jeronimo
 Religious painting.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Tlacochuhuaya
 The Oaxaca Valley near Tlacochuhuaya is very fertile.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Tlacochuhuaya
 Rolling hills.
Mexico
Oaxaca Valley
Tlacochuhuaya
 The beautiful Oaxaca Valley.

All travel photographs © 1973 - 2017 KryssTal

[Previous Page (8)] [Top] [Next Page (10)]

[Mexico (1)] [Mexico (2)] [Mexico (3)] [Mexico (4)] [Mexico (5)] [Mexico (6)] [Mexico (7)] [Mexico (8)] [Mexico (9)] [Mexico (10)] [Mexico (11)] [Mexico (12)] [Mexico (13)] [Mexico (14)]