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Ek Balam Mayan Ruins, Ek Balam Village
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Step into the ancient past at Ek Balam Mayan Ruins, a well-preserved Mayan site at its pinnacle from 770 CE to 840 CE. The site included one of the largest structures excavated in the region; it includes defensive walls and an arched entrance. Take a guided tour to learn the history of this sacred place. Be sure to take the opportunity to climb to the top of the main temple--something not permitted at larger Mayan sites--and see views of the ancient city and jungle beyond. There's some shade on site, but bring along plenty of sunblock (and your camera). Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Ek Balam Mayan Ruins by using our Ek Balam Village family vacation planner.
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  • When we started our journey in the ruins we soaked pre-Hispanic culture, the place is very nice, people are in you place most are people who live in the region and they are very friendly, we received a full explanation about the archaeological site and throughout a tour of the place, the truth is that he would return to that place I liked too, and I recommend it 100% will see that you won't regret
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  • The truth is that was a short but intense visit. It is worth for being so accessible. Climbing the pyramid costs... but like all. To much heat and humidity. Take into account the water!
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  • These ruins are not the most popular but are the best to visit. You pretty much have access to the entire place. You can climb all the way to the top of the ruins. Amazing views and experience. All yo...  more »