Palenque, Teotihuacan, Yaxchilan--the names of these ancient Maya cities conjure images of mystery and grandeur. Joyce Kelly’s new visitor’s guide includes these fascinating places and many more. This guide provides travelers with captivating photographs, vivid descriptions, and complete, up-to-date tourist information on 70 archaeological sites and 60 museums. Sites range from the most remote to the largest and most well known.
Joyce Kelly explores the art, architecture, and history of each museum and site, from pyramids and temples to the hieroglyphs and images of ornately carved monuments and stelae.
An Archaeological Guide to Central and Southern Mexico provides:
- Driving times and distances in miles and kilometers;
- A rating of 0 to 4 stars for each site and museum;
- Sites arranged in geographical sections, which include easy-to-use maps, 10 site plans, and details on accommodations, restaurants and car rentals;
- "Getting There" sections with specific details on road conditions, driving and walking time, what to bring and how long to allow for a visit.