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Palenque

Last updated: 08.05.2002

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Palenque
View of El Palacio and Templo de los Inscripciones. [49K]

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Tower of El Palacio
Tower of the palace, Palenque. [53K]

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Tower of El Palacio
View through doorway, El Palacio, Palenque. [39K]

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El Palacio interior
Inner courtyard and tower of El Palacio, Palenque. [47K]

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El Palacio
View over El Palacio, Palenque. [53K]

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Templo del Sol
Templo del Sol, Palenque, seen from above. [49K]

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Grupo C
Overgrown ruins of Grupo C, Palenque. [72K]

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Grupo Norte
Ruins of Grupo Norte seen from the Templo del Conde, Palenque. [52K]

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Carved skull
Carved skull, Templo de la Calavera, Palenque. [46K]

Pictures taken at Palenque in 1999.

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Palenque was a Mayan centre which flourished between 600AD and 800AD, before being abandoned in the 10th century. The city contains around 500 buildings, only a few of which have been excavated.

© Angus McIntyre 2002. All rights reserved.

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