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. Work out when and for how long to visit Izamal Ruins and other Izamal attractions using our handy Izamal trip planner.
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  • We visited this site recently and were enthralled at its size and relationship to the other ruins in town. The view from the top of the main structure is of a sea of green, with the horizon far away i...  more »
  • Really very impressive facility we have perceived Izamal. Of course, not everything on the big tourism is designed as in Izte of Chichen and Uxmal, but on a smaller scale, the attraction lies and much is been left originally. For this you can up too, though of course only with good shoes and a little bit of condition. The bath slippers cohort who want everything on a silver platter with betoniertem way and handrail will have probably more negative writes... :-) Super view from the top and who wants to can take beautiful handle made coaches to the ruins.
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  • are ruins that you wouldn't expect in a village such as Izamal and in fact are a bit abbandonate...in practice climbs on this pyramid which is actually higher than anything in the country, and from the top you can see the whole surrounding area. It's cute at dusk or dawn! but don't expect to find inscriptions in the rock or snakes that climb up the stairs: here are some ruins left to their own devices
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