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Coba (pronounced cō-bǝ) is an ancient Maya city on the Yucatán Peninsula,...

Coba (pronounced cō-bǝ) is an ancient Maya city on the Yucatán Peninsula, located in what is now northeastern Quintana Roo, Mexico. The site is the nexus of the largest network of stone causeways of the ancient Mayan world, and it contains many engraved and sculpted stelae that document ceremonial life and important events of the Late Classic Period (AD 600-900) of Mesoamerican civilization.[1] The adjacent modern village bearing the same name, reported a population of 1,278 inhabitants in the 2010 Mexican federal census.[2]

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We booked an excursion here. It's a lot of walking. I would say something like an hour going in and an hour coming back. You can rent bikes and rent people to bike you if you... read more

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked an excursion here. It's a lot of walking. I would say something like an hour going in and an hour coming back. You can rent bikes and rent people to bike you if you wish but I felt walking gave the full experience. There are many ruins along the way but the main temple to the honey bee... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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The Coba ruins are fantastic, and what is even more fantastic is to ride a mountain bike in the jungle on the small paths created by the Mayans. Make sure you have enough time to see what you want to see and climb the high pyramid if you are inclined to do so. I highly recommend the bikes, it takes... More 

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We drove from Tulum and arrived at 8:15am to avoid the heat and crowds. Only a handful of people were there at that time despite it being Easter Sunday. It was 70mxn entry pp and then about 10 minutes walk into the entrance we hired bikes for 50mxn pp. You can also pick up bike taxis here. I definitely recommend... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I did this tour during our visit to Mexico. Our tour guide Debbie was extremely knowledgeable and answered all of our many questions. We never felt rushed or that we missed something. Climbing a Mayan Temple is a great experience.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did an excursion through Tranfers USA to visit the Coba ruins it was about 1.5 hour ride from our hotel in Playa. When we got there we decided not to get a guide and go on our own. We initially walked around the ruins that were up front then we were informed if we wanted to walk to see... More 

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We rented bikes which was a great idea with two kids on 11 and 9. We also had a guide to tell about the fantastic history related to the Coba ruins. The pyramid is 45 m and very steep, but what a view when we got up there! Great to visit Coba before Chichen Itza.

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Cobá is Chichén-Itzá's less famous famous sister but this only has its benefits as it means less people! But I can tell you that Cobá is way more cool as it is located deep in the Mexican Jungle giving you that mystic Maya feel. The best part however is that you can rent bikes at the entrance and just cycle... More 

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We visited the Chichen Itza, and one wishes to walk up the stairs at Kukulkan, but you are not allowed to climb any Mayan Temples anymore - besides of Coba! So it was so amazing to finally be able to explore a tempel climbing it! The view from the top is beautiful and anyone should try to take a walk... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hired a guide and took the tricitaxi long tour. This site is a must see. There's NO "Gauntlet of Vendors" like Chichen Itza. You can get up close and personal with many of the ruins, and can climb (if you dare), the main pyramid,

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Smaller than Chichen Itza, but as interesting, not so far from playa del carmen. you can still climb the pyramid here although they are talking about stopping that next year due to the wear & tear. You can also cycle or be cycled around here to the different points of interest. It depends on your guide, the first time we... More 

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