I took the bus collectivo to Monte Alban and walked around myself. All info in English and Spanish. Super peaceful and green. Definitely worth a visit
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This was a very spectacular visit as we got there at 8:00 a.m. there were no other people but us, the site looked just perfect. No need to photoshop people.
We hired a driver from town through our hotel and left around 9:15 to arrive at 9:45am. The site was pretty empty when we arrived and it's stunning. If nothing else, the view is spectacular from the higher ruins. You can't really go inside any...More
Took the $50 peso round trip van from the riviera hotel to the site and had a great time. There weren't many people at all and it was quiet and peaceful. Great to get out of the hectic atmosphere and car exhaust-filled city.
I was here about 14 years ago and this place still inspires me !!! It was a cool breezy July morning when we ascended this ancient site. The place is much cooler and more refreshing than Uxmal, Kabah, or even Chichen Itza, (which are all...More
Not as grand and magnificent as those Mayan ruins on the Gulf Coast or in Guatemala, but this site is very manageable. Get there early in the morning. They have parking for your car, but the area fills up fast. Go during a week day...More
After visiting other archaelogical sites in Mexico, I wasn't sure how Monte Alban would stack up, It was great. The planetarium/observatory was interesting. There was a well preserved ball court, too. We also visited Tomb 7. Some of the treasures from this tomb are housed...More