Yagul is a pre-Columbian settlement ( now archaeological site ) in Oaxaca, Mexico. First traces of settlement can be found as early as the 3rd millennium BC The city was built from the 5th century BC by the Zapotecs, Mixtecs later of the inhabited and developed. On the immediately neighboring peaks, a fortress was built. In the vicinity of the excavation some rich tombs were uncovered. At about 900 several pyramids were built, some palaces until around 1300 bis to 1400.
The prehistoric caves and buildings of Yagul and Mitla in the Valley of Oaxaca since 2010 are part of the UNESCO world heritage.