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Mayapan Mayan Ruins

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Address: south of Merida | LA Mappa E' Sbagliata, LE Rovine Sono Molto A Sud DI Merida, Merida 97824, Mexico
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We did Chichen Itza, Uxmal, the Ruta Puuc and Mayapan. All are worth seeing. Mayapan is quite incredibly restored and amazing that one can climb up to the pyramid. Some of the... read more

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san francisconcisco, California, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We did Chichen Itza, Uxmal, the Ruta Puuc and Mayapan. All are worth seeing. Mayapan is quite incredibly restored and amazing that one can climb up to the pyramid. Some of the other reviews and information we got said that it is a place that likely one would be in solitude and that not many people, and no tours go... More 

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Pointe Claire, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Mayapan is less developed than Chichen Itza, but it has several reconstructed buildings, and they are all climbable! It's on the Convent Route and easily reached from Merida, but few people go there. You will have no problem taking photos without another tourist walking in front. Well worth it!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The really good point is the lack of tourists. You can still clamber up the main pyramid for a view of the ruins and the surrounding forest. There are a few paintings to track down that are faded and fragmented. I've seen the other set piece UNESCO sites in the Yucatan a number of times and I was glad to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not crowded at all, but we ventured out to go to a series of cenotes. They were outstanding! Just follow the signs and be prepared to stay a few hours. We got finished with all three at dusk, which made driving back to Merida a little nerve racking.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many Mayan ruins in the Yucatán but these are very user friendly and not overflowing with tourists like Chichen Itza. Also, you can still climb the pyramid. Aguide is useful but not essential unless you want in depth history and greater details than the average guide book offers.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Astonishing ruins. But Murals are too damaged. I loved the visit and learned a lot from the mayan. Then visited cenotes nearby it was pretty cool.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped on our journey to several cenotes in the area, just because we had time. So glad we did! There were 7 of us and just a handful of others. We sauntered about and climbed all the climable spots for a wonderfully relaxing hour and some. Views were fabulous. We were able to buy cold water there and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mayan (Banner of the Maya) was one of the last major capital, and was densely populated walled city. It existed after Chichen Itza - and the central area resembles Chichen Itza with a round structure (like the observatory) and a 'Castillo' with 4 staircases. The central core of this site has structures much closer together than most Mayan sites -... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So nice. There are so many little buildings. A great place to explore if you're done climbing really high pyramids and your knees hurt. There's a lot to see, but it's all close in. There isn't anything that stands out as awesome. But there's so few people at any given time that it's a more interesting experience than many. Definitely... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Fascinating place, our guide was very informative and took time to answer all questions, It's an all day trip as there is so much to see.its in the jungle region and gets really hot & humid, drink a lot of water if you can. They have a restaurant on site also changing rooms if you decide to take a dip... More 

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