Dzibilchaltún, Merida

4.5
#2 of 13 in Historic Sites in Merida
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. To visit Dzibilchaltún and get the most from your holiday in Merida, create itinerary details personal to you using our Merida online itinerary planner .
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  • We visited Dzibilchaltun on a day trip while staying in Merida. We did not use a guide but think it would have been a better experience if we’d had an expert describing the various ruins since Dzibilc...  more »
  • Dzibilchaltun is breathtaking. It’s also very close to Merida with a fine indoor and outdoor museum. We learned so much about Mayan history at Dzibilchaltun! A perfect day trip from Merida.  more »
  • This is not the best site to visit in the vicinity of Mérida, the entrance is quite expensive for ruins rather little highlighted. Special mention for the Cennote Xcala which is nearby even if it is not a real cennote but rather a very nice pool with fishy and clear water...
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  • Very fun lots to explore although it was extremely hot. The place is so big with lots to explore. I enjoy the trip.
  • Nice facility for day trip. Remember swim suit as venote is wonderful for a dip on hot day.
  • A great place to see Mayan Ruins. The Tour guide was very informative. Was able to touch/walk in ruins, very open space, also a Cenote is on site, and you are able to jump in if you want, water maybe green!
  • Nice place! Beautiful ruins and the cenote is definitively wonderful!
  • Quiet place to go when it’s not too hard course you want the weather to be fairly warm ups to enjoy the pool the park is kept well and manicured By the landscapers I would not recommend it for small children older children will enjoy the water
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