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Temples of Uxmal, Uxmal

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Explore one of the most important Mayan archaeological sites at Temples of Uxmal, and admire the complex’s beautifully built and exquisitely preserved ‘Pyramid of the Magician,’ which stands at an incredible 40 m (131 ft) tall. Consider navigating the site with a guide, who'll teach you about the culture's proficiency in astronomy, mathematics, and geometry. Allow yourself plenty of time to explore the enormous site, and be sure to bring plenty of sunblock and water with you. Don't forget to bring your camera along to capture the ancient site in all its glory. To visit Temples of Uxmal and other attractions in Uxmal, use our Uxmal vacation generator.
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  • Wonderful experience without the flea market feel (thus my sublet line). If you want to visit a beautiful site unhurried and with time for reflection and awe this is the place. The buildings are amazi...  more »
  • We stopped here during a carnival cruise and stayed about 2 hours. We went on the combination Uxmal/Hacienda Ochil. The extra 30 minutes to an hour here would have allowed us to see more. Overall it w...  more »
  • You have to see this! Beautiful Maya history and culture. We liked it a lot. More then Chitzen itza.  more »