tenam puente

Tenam Puente Archaeological Site


Tenam Puente is classified as a civic-ceremonial center, located at an average altitude of 1600 meters above sea level, situated on a set of hills that border the Comitán Valley.

It covers an area of 2 km2, where various architectural complexes were configured, taking advantage of the natural topography of the terrain. The main complexes were built at the top of the hills. The primary settlement consists of approximately 60 structures distributed across a series of hills.

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Fortification, wall, or defense.


Monday to Sunday from 8:00 am to 17:00. Last entry at 16:00 pm.

$75.00 MXN (Mexican Pesos)

600 to 1200 AD | Late Classic to Early Postclassic

600 – 900 AD| Late Classic – Early Postclassic

Where is the Tenam Puente Archaeological Site Located?

It is located 8.07 miles (13 Km) southwest of the city of Comitán, Chiapas.

  • Fee for professional cameras
  • INAPAM discount (for seniors)
  • Discount for students and teachers
  • Free admission on Sundays (Mexicans)
  • Free entry for children under 13 years old
  • No smoking allowed, No outside food allowed, No pets allowed

His second name was assigned by the old estate El Puente, which constitutes the ejidal nucleus of Francisco Sarabia.


Archaeological Site of Tenam Puente

Building 29

Building 42