Main Mayan Ruis at Yucatan area
Easy to visit from Cancun, Costa Mujeres,Tulum, Merida, Mahahual, Costa Maya or Riviera Maya hotels
Daily tours from most hotels on area, fill the form if you plan o visit on the private group. We supply private transportation to any of these Mayan sites or a circuit to visit all.
Considered one of the more ornate ceremonial Maya sites, Pichen is also believed to have been a flourishing commercial center that enjoyed trade with numerous cities in the southern Gulf.
55 miles SW of Merida
One of the better-reconstructed sites, Dzibil Chaltun is conveniently Iocated from the Yucatan capital of Merida. The site boasts numerous temples and a vast array of surrounding structures.
10 miles of Merida
Considered among the most magnificent of the Mayan cities, founded around 600A.D. and features ornate carvings, sweeping arches and a systematic layout covering a mile.
48 miles (80km) of Merida
One of the lates restoration site, perfect conditions of monuments.
30 miles from Valladolid
Visit of Ek Balam & Valladolid provides insight into a very different style of Mayan architecture.
The construction and decoration of Ek Balam’s buildings were completed with stucco and limestone mortar, not the stone carvings found at Chichen Itza, Coba or the Tulum Ruins.
In addition to the highly decorated and detailed structures of Ek Balam has unique features.
Sacbes: which are man-made roads, lead into the center of the city that is protected by an unusual wall.
The Mayas took the four cardinal points into great consideration when building their city giving Ek Balam a deeper spiritual significance
El Castillo (also known as the 1 Pyramid of Kukulcan) towers above the jungle top. It has exactly 365 steps, testimony to the Maya use of the calendar.
El Castillo overlooks surrounding temples and dates to around 600 AD.
There is a night light show too.
67 miles (116 km) east of Merida.
Among Maya ruins, Tulum is unique in two respects: It is the only known walled Maya city and the only one to abut the Caribbean. The city dates from 1200 to 1400 AD.
Its principal structure. the pyramid known as the castle sits atop a bluff overlooking the sea and the partially rebuitt city.
80 miles (131 km) south of Cancun
Only recently discovered, Edzna us one of the least-visited Maya sites and. one of the most spectacular. Restoration is in progress.
35 miles (55 km) SE of Campeche
One of the older Maya sites, Kohumich dates to about 300 AD. but much of the site remains unexplored. Kohumich was believed to be primarily a ceremonial site.
255 miles (425 km) SW of Cancun
This sprawling city covers more Iand than any other known site -10 square miles -and boasts the tallest Maya pyramid, 12 stories tall. The city peaked around 600 AD.
26 miles (42 km NW of Tulum
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