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Archaeological Zone of Paquime

Casas Grandes, Mexico
+52 636 692 4140
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Not Aztecs, Maya or Inca but Paquime!!

This one of the unknown sites in the Mesoamerican archaeology. We've heard of the Mayans, Aztecs... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Randy M
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Manila, Philippines
Magnificent UNESCO pre-Columbian Archaeological Zone - Great Museum

Located near Nuevo Casas Grandes, about 200 KM into the Mexican State of Chihahua from NM, this... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
MontanaCraig
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Big Sky, Montana
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Casas Grandes, Mexico
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

This one of the unknown sites in the Mesoamerican archaeology. We've heard of the Mayans, Aztecs and Incas but Paquime is unique. This was a city made through migration of ancient mesoamerican people and vanished a 100 yrs before the Spaniards came to Mexico. Definitely...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2017

Located near Nuevo Casas Grandes, about 200 KM into the Mexican State of Chihahua from NM, this magnificent pre-Columbian settlement is open to the public. See large ruins and full size buildings in tact at this UNESCO World Heritage Site. See the original pens where...More

Thank MontanaCraig
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We had the pleasure of visiting this site about which we had read a good deal. The Museum is state of the art, has a wonderful scale diorama of the settlement (dating from ca. 1250-1450 CE with a population of some 5,000), beautiful displays of...More

Thank DMGAmes_Iowa
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I've had many trips and taken many friends to Casas Grandes and Mata Ortiz, Chihuahua. The area is very prosperous and safe for visitors who come from all over the world, especially from US, Japan and France, due to exhibitions of Mata Ortiz ceramics in...More

Thank simon2amigo
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The ruins of a once prosperous city, major trading center. The cultural center has many artifacts on display. Well worth a visit. Our guide demonstrated the acoustics of the main area. Impressive.

Thank josch1122
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Interesting to know how this Pre-Columbian culture was a well organized civilization and had commerce with the people on the Pacific as well as other tribes in what is now New Mexico and Arizona. Great engineers that had running water all days and able to...More

Thank Fabian P
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