San Pablo Villa de Mitla
San Pablo Villa de Mitla is a town and municipal seat in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico, famous for being the site of the archaeological ruins of Mitla. It is part of the district of Tlacolula, in the east of the region of the Central Valleys. The town is also known for its handmade textiles, embroidered embroidered pieces and mezcal.
The city also contains a museum, which was closed without explanation in 1995 and since then its entire collection of Zapotec and Mixtec cultural elements The name "San Pablo" is in honor of San Pablo and "Mitla" is a Castilianization of the Nahuatl name "Mictlán." This is the name that the Aztecs gave the ancient pre-Hispanic city before the arrival of the Spaniards and means "Land of the dead". It is located in the regions of the Central Valleys of Oaxaca, 46 km from the city of Oaxaca, in the District of Tlacolula.