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Mayapan Mayan Ruins

south of Merida | LA Mappa E' Sbagliata, LE Rovine Sono Molto A Sud DI Merida, Merida 97824, Mexico
+52 999 944 0033
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Magical

This was my first time ever visiting pyramids. It was not on my radar until the owner of our bed... read more

Reviewed yesterday
bluedenim
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Vancouver, Canada
Mayapan surprise

This was our 5th visit to a Mayan archeological site and was by far the most interesting, second... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Pat N
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Nanaimo, Canada
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south of Merida | LA Mappa E' Sbagliata, LE Rovine Sono Molto A Sud DI Merida, Merida 97824, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

This was my first time ever visiting pyramids. It was not on my radar until the owner of our bed and breakfast in Merida suggested it before we did the visit to Uxmal. That was the best decision ever. You can actually climb the largest...More

Thank bluedenim
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was our 5th visit to a Mayan archeological site and was by far the most interesting, second only to Uxmal. Many many structures to look at and climb and photograph. Great relief to not have touristy things like gift stores and tour guides soliciting...More

Thank Pat N
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mayapan ruins are right up there with Uxmal in being a great site to visit. The ruins are not as grand and awe inspiring as Uxmal but they are very accessible, non commercial, and interesting. It is a site with extensive ruins that are...More

Thank buider40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here and Chichen Itza the previous day and it was like night and day. The site is not difficult to get to by public transport and it was quiet without being deserted, we could climb the pyramids and get the views over the...More

Thank Aprilianinor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with my Friends to visit this place and it´s really beautiful, the voew at the top of the piramid is amazing, I recomend this place if you come to visit Yucatan

1  Thank AndVal02
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Far less crowded that Chichen Itza and wonderful details in the ruins. Convenient to Merida and surrounds.Available for climbing.

1  Thank RnTTx
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We arrived just as the site opened and, for the most part, had the place to ourselves. You really have the sense of what this place must have been as a busy city. At the base of the large pyramid, they have preserved some of...More

Thank blavine
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Few tourists make it to Mayapan so it is a hidden gem! There are actually more buildings here than we expected, including one quite steep, tall pyramid type structure. Climbing is still allowed on all the ruins but some are very steep and can be...More

Thank Nubinskis
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Mayapan is a magical place, is the city where the Mayans rehearsed the buildings they will later make bigger in Chichén Itzá. Very close to Merida, if you can visit in the equinox it will be a wonderful experience

2  Thank MaleSolis
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We were on a private tour and chose Mayapan ruins over other options because it is less visited and not crowded with tourists. As I reviewed each option this site is not much different. The main difference was the type of stone used in construction...More

2  Thank Joseph R
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Carla W
22 February 2017|
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Response from Joanna K | Reviewed this property |
Ditto. Mayapan is a stop you make when you have a car and are exploring on your own. It is beautiful, but, alas, the Catholics tore the pyramid down to build their churches. The ruins, however, are interesting and very... More
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sergeserge2016
14 December 2016|
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Response from Lynne Z | Reviewed this property |
Yucatan Today magazine advises that all archeological sites are open 365 days a year 8am to 5pm. As for cenotes, there is no common ownership so I suggest you find the cenotes you want to visit and check their websites... More
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MiaSurin
17 March 2016|
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Response from Ray T | Reviewed this property |
Try typing the following on Goggle Maps: Zona Arqueologica Mayapan The location should appear on Goggle Maps just south of the city of Telchaquillo, very close to the main highway 184. There is a dirt road off to the... More
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