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Dzibilchaltún, Merida

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Witness the mysterious structures and culture of a long-disappeared civilization at Dzibilchaltún. Continuously inhabited for thousands of years, this grand settlement is now open to explore, and you can even climb the structure for great views over the site. Check out the museum here, and study artifacts uncovered from the site, from tiny sculptures to metal bells. After exploring the site, consider cooling off in the cenote, where the resident fish will give you a pedicure. Plan to visit Dzibilchaltún and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Merida attractions using our Merida vacation route planner.
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  • Dzibilchaltun! One of the most important ceremonial centers of the Mayan world with over 2000 structures and a Cenote X'lacah, a deep natural water pool. We booked this tour as an excursion from our c...  more »
  • Al visitar Dzibilchaltún visitas una gran parte de la cultura Maya, ya que cuenta con con un museo, una zona arqueológica y un cenote a flor de piso y al parecer es el único. 
  • Es una zona arqueológica que no está restaurada como Uxmal o Chichén y eso le da un plus, hay varios caminos escondidos que llevan a otras ruinas que son hermosas. Ustedes sigan las flechitas o los ca...  more »
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  • Great maya ruins. There´s a really large (not tall) pyramid and a beautiful pond that they call a "cenonte". Don´t forget to bring bathing clothes to take a chance to swim in that amazingly clean water!
  • If you want to learn some Mexican and Mayan history... you should come here. You can honestly do the whole place in an hour or less, so don't expect an all day adventure. Be prepared to walk alot and wear comfortable shoes especially if you want to climb the temples!
  • I have always wanted to visit a Mayan pyramid and climb it. This was great and I learned a lot from our guide. Food is not so great.
  • The Mayan pyramids are a beautiful site to behold. Pictures do not do the scale justice and building structures this massive would be quite a task with modern equipment...
  • The museum is small but somehow interesting. The cenote water is not very inviting and the ruins are so-so. Quite pricy for what it is... Not worth the ride