The Palenque National Park, in the State of Chiapas in southeastern Mexico is 9 kms (5.6 miles) away from the village of Santo Domingo de Palenque. It was one of the most important Classic Maya cities. It flourished between 300 and 900AD. Although the area it covered was relatively small, of only about 2.2 km2 (0.85 mi2) it boasted more than 1500 structures of a beautiful and unique architectural style... The park contains some of the most facinating remains of the ancient Maya civilization.  Excavations and restoration at the site, started more than 100 years ago. It is a continued effort of the Mexican scientific community under the direction of Mexico's Instituto Nacional de Antroplogia e Historia (INAH). Visit and discover this magnificent site with us. We hope you will enjoy PalenquePark.com... Read more

 
 
 
 
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