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Mayapan Mayan Ruins, Merida

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Ruin Historic Site
Considered the last big Mayan civilization before the arrival of the Spanish, Mayapan Mayan Ruins remains relatively unvisited. There are over 4,000 structures to view practically on your own within the surrounding 9 km (5.5 mi) stone wall. The site does not have any restrictions, so you can photograph the ancient dwellings to your heart’s desire. Be sure to walk through the ceremonial center where temples, halls, shrines, platforms, and altars can be found, or take the time to climb to the top of the pyramid and view the site from above. To visit Mayapan Mayan Ruins and get the most from your holiday in Merida, create itinerary details personal to you using our Merida tour planner.
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  • Great ruins you can get to by car from Merida. There were literally three other cars the whole time we were there. We had a guide that helped us figure out what was what and we enjoyed climbing to the...  more »
  • Small park. No one was in area while we were there. Interesting buildings. We were able to climb all structures.  more »
  • It is less than one hour from Merida, it is easy to get there, not expensive, less crowded than other archeological sites and very nice. I would strongly recommend you to visit Mayapan if you like May...  more »