We just completely updated our website. Let us know if you are encountering any issues.

Historic Monuments Zone of Tlacotalpan

Tlacotalpan, a Spanish colonial river port on the Gulf coast of Mexico, was founded in the mid-16th century. It has preserved its original urban fabric to a remarkable degree, with wide streets, colonnaded houses in a profusion of styles and colours, and many mature trees in the public open spaces and private gardens.

Criteria for inclusion as a World Heritage Site

iiTo exhibit an important interchange of human values, over a span of time or within a cultural area of the world, on developments in architecture or technology, monumental arts, town-planning or landscape design. All
ivTo be an outstanding example of a type of building, architectural or technological ensemble or landscape which illustrates (a) significant stage(s) in human history. All



World Heritage Sites Brutalisms Atlas Obscuras Audio Guides News
Caldo de Piedra 2020202.2kmsite_ao
Estatua del Pescador (The Fisherman’s Statue) 202061.7kmsite_ao
Templo de San Juan Bautista (Temple of Saint John the Baptist) 2020220.8kmsite_ao
C-07 Guanajuato Gunship 202072.1kmsite_ao
Huamelulpan Archaeological Zone 2020245.4kmsite_ao
Casilda Aguas Regionales 2020206kmsite_ao
La Planta (Power Plant) 2020192.7kmsite_ao
La Pozontlería 2020204.9kmsite_ao
Taller Arte Papel (Paper Art Workshop) 2020195.6kmsite_ao
Old San Agustin Aqueduct 2020195.2kmsite_ao
Mural City Xicotepec 2019304kmsite_ao
‘Vendedoras de Gorditas’ (‘Gorditas Saleswomen’) 2019304.3kmsite_ao
Capilla del Calvario (Chapel of the Calvary) 2019214.5kmsite_ao
Zaachila Ruins 2019217.3kmsite_ao
Post Mortem Chapel 2019204.9kmsite_ao
Municipal Cemetery of Tlacotalpan 20191kmsite_ao
The Devil’s House 2019286.1kmsite_ao
Museum of El Santo 2019328.9kmsite_ao
Biblioteca Palafoxiana 2019271.7kmsite_ao
‘El Yanga’ 2019122kmsite_ao
Alebrijes of San Martín Tilcajete 2019223kmsite_ao
Plaza of the Lebanese Migrant 201982.1kmsite_ao
Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción (Parish of Our Lady of the Assumption) 2019305.7kmsite_ao
Temple of San Nicolás Tolentino 2019260.8kmsite_ao
Ex-Monastery of Santiago Apóstol 2019215.3kmsite_ao
Ex Hacienda de Santa Águeda 2019284.2kmsite_ao
La Crucecita Church Murals 2019320.3kmsite_ao
Macaques of Tanaxpillo Island 201963.5kmsite_ao
Virgen Monumental de Xicotepec 2019304.6kmsite_ao
Rodolfo Morales Municipal Palace Mural 2019228.9kmsite_ao
CIS San Javier 2019272.8kmsite_ao
Centro de las Artes de San Agustín (Arts Center of San Agustín) 2019195.5kmsite_ao
Rufino Tamayo Museum of Pre-Hispanic Art 2019205.7kmsite_ao
Panteón General (General Cemetery) 2019204.8kmsite_ao
Chalcatzingo 2019328kmsite_ao
Museo de Filatelia de Oaxaca 2019205.1kmsite_ao
Xalapa Museum of Anthropology 2019169.9kmsite_ao
Amparo Museum 2019271.7kmsite_ao
La Pasita 2018271.4kmsite_ao
Monte Albán 2018209.5kmsite_ao
Princess Donají Tomb 2018215.3kmsite_ao
Pyramid of the Niches 2018272.6kmsite_ao
Murals of Cacaxtla 2018290.8kmsite_ao
Rosary Chapel 2017271.7kmsite_ao
Column of Death 2018201.2kmsite_ao
The Curious History of the ‘World’s Smallest Volcano’ 2017276kmsite_ao
Museum of Miniatures 2018271.8kmsite_ao
The Ethnobotanical Garden of Oaxaca 2018205.2kmsite_ao
Secrets of Puebla Tunnels 2017271.1kmsite_ao
The Puppet House’s Mexican Marionettes 2018276.4kmsite_ao
Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley: originary habitat of Mesoamerica 2018175.4kmsite_whs
Prehistoric Caves of Yagul and Mitla in the Central Valley of Oaxaca 2010201.2kmsite_whs
El Tajin, Pre-Hispanic City 1992274.9kmsite_whs
Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán 1987205.5kmsite_whs
Historic Centre of Puebla 1987272.8kmsite_whs

About the source: UNESCO

Within UNESCO's broad remit, this specialised agency of the UN works towards international cooperation agreements to secure the world's cultural and natural heritage, designating venues of exceptional value as World Heritage Sites.

Leave a Reply