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Izamal Ruins, Izamal
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Contemplate Mayan architecture at Izamal Ruins. The archaeological site consists of five pre-Columbian structures, including two pyramids, two great temples, and a large building. Climb up the great pyramid, Kinich Kak Moo. Its base covers just under 1 ha (2 ac) and is dedicated to the Maya sun god. A climb to the top rewards you with panoramic views of pristine surroundings. Only the first third of the stairs have remained preserved, so bring tough shoes to traverse up the uneven rock to the top. Using our online itinerary creator, Izamal attractions like Izamal Ruins can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The ruins at Izamal are in the middle of the town, so you just park where you can and climb the huge pyramid. The steps are steep but reasonably easily negotiated. Take your time as there are many of ...  more »
  • There are so many Mayan sites in the Yucatán you might be excused from thinking you have to fit in every one, but this one and the entire visit to Izamal are well worth it. The town is a sweet little ...  more »
  • The (best difficult, because bad stairs) climb to the top of this ruin is more fun than t views. You see there that is actually not a pretty town of Izamal. The fact that in addition to ruine waste was burned, was also no plus.
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