A town dedicated to the creation of “Black Clay” ceramics using the traditional prehispanic kilns. Enjoy the extensive selection of vases, plates, figurines and much more hand-made by the many different indigenous families of this town.
Translated to “Place of the dead” or “Inframundo”, Mitla is an important archaeological site known for it’s edifices decorated with grecas and mosaics that cannot be found in any other part of the world.
The most important Zapotec city at the time, build strategically on top of the tallest hill in the valley and inhabited between the years of 500 B.C. to 800 A.D. Come and visit Monte Alban´s espectacular pyramids and ruins.