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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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Little Visited

This archeological site has very few visitors but it is worth seeing. There are several pyramids... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Friendlyadvisor2
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Mexico City, Mexico
The best birthday ever

I was the only tourist here on my birthday at 4pm. I was standing on the top of the pyramid and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
eur0peankiwi
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Saitama, Japan
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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 2 weeks ago

This archeological site has very few visitors but it is worth seeing. There are several pyramids and buildings to see, with a main pyramid having a good view, but with an unusually steep climb.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was the only tourist here on my birthday at 4pm. I was standing on the top of the pyramid and felt like someone standing on the top of the world. My favourite place in Mexico. Loved it.

Thank eur0peankiwi
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Great, quiet area, not as visited as most, but certainely worth the trip... Ruins are fantastic, can climb on most ot them.

Thank evelynec-611
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Great hands on exploration of an ancient Mayan ruin. Angel our tour guide from Lawsons was knowledgeable. We explored the site at our own pace and stayed as long as we wished.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We had this place all to ourselves. I kept wondering why no one else was around, felt it was too good to be true. We spent about 2 hours walking around. This was also my second attempt to climb a pyramid and I finally did...More

1  Thank SusanandJesse
Reviewed 11 June 2017

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 top.

Thank DBoughan
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Small park. No one was in area while we were there. Interesting buildings. We were able to climb all structures.

Thank SteveAppelman
Reviewed 7 June 2017

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 Mayan ruins and are visiting yucatan peninsula. you will...More

Thank rodrigoviajero1
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Smaller site, can easily be walked through and plenty of shade available. Beautiful ruins that are mostly intact and you can climb them if you feel the need. Informative plaques at almost every structure help grasp what this site once looked like. Best of all,...More

1  Thank Denise P
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We visited this site with Yucatan cenotes on a personal tour for our anniversary. It was wonderful. You can walk or climb at your own pace. Its a beautiful old ruins and quite a climb to top of biggest pyramid. Entry fee is about 20...More

Thank Andy H
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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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