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Temples of Uxmal

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Address: Highway 261, Uxmal, Mexico
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The ruins of an ancient Mayan city.

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As many other tourists we came to Mexico to see the famous mayan sites. To my mind this is the best to visit. It is much less crowded than Chichen Itza - that's important as you... read more

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Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As many other tourists we came to Mexico to see the famous mayan sites. To my mind this is the best to visit. It is much less crowded than Chichen Itza - that's important as you can see the ruins and not the hordes of tourists!

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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were so impressed by the different buildings in Uxmal! Totally different from the one in Palenque! Don't forget to carry some water dur to the heat!

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are a number of Mayan Sites in Yucatan and this is one of them. The site is quite big and rather open and tends to get very hot. It is a very popular site. Well worth a visit!

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Kankakee, Illinois
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really don't know how you could find anything wrong with Uxmal as a destination. The site is in good condition, well-restored temples you can climb, manageable in a few hour visit without getting too exhausted. You can see some areas that are not yet restored off in the distance. It's not very crowded but you can easily imagine it... More 

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1 Thank KmomChicago
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go early open at 7.30.need to buy two separate tickets and give to 2 separate people for entry...federal and state perhapd

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our visit to Uxmal happened the day after we went to Chichen Itza because we had a two day tour thru Mayaland. Even though Chichen Itza is king of the peninsula, Uxmal is, in my humble opinion, more exotic, less crowded and with more structures to see, photograph and climb. This time there was a Mexican couple and a Thai... More 

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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I have always been interested in seeing the Mayan ruins at Uxmal. Though the ruins at Cichin Itza are bigger, that was built after the Toltec overran the Mayans and forced them to move there. Take a guide. My guide (George) spoke perfect English and knew the history of the ruins very well. The downer for me are the places... More 

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1 Thank Lester J
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I love these Mayan ruins. I felt visiting this location was magical. The grounds were enormous and you were able to climb many of the monouments. There was far less foot traffic in this location compared to Chichen Itza. We walked around for almost an hour in the morning before we saw other people.

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Reviewed 6 April 2017

Drove from Merida, takes 1 hour, good highway. Gps got us there no problems. There Is shade so not too bad. Go early, by noon ot was 100 degrees and dangerously hot! Not as big as Chichen itza or eleborate but was easier to get around, and way way less crowded than Chichen. I highly recommend for anyone interested in... More 

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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

This is a really interesting site where you can get up close to the structures. Give yourself enough time to explore. A good guide can show you lots of details which would be easy to miss if on your own.

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