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Mayapan Mayan Ruins, Merida
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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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  • The ancient city of Mayapán was area of utmost importance for Mayan culture. The archaeological site has many significant structures, even share similarities with the great Mayan cities such as Chichén Itzá. The size of the area is relatively small by what the visit is usually done in an hour and a half approximately. Mayapan is an ideal destination for a tour, due to its location it is possible to visit the cenotes that are way to that area.
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  • Mayapan is small but very well restored. A small version of Chechen Itza. About an hour or so drive from Merida. Not many visitors - a plus. Note: except for clean bathrooms, there's very little aroun...  more »
  • Little restoration are the Mayan culture, very interesting buildings and allowing glimpse the lifestyle that was. very close to Ticul, to the South of the State of Yucatán in Mexico.
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