Mayan Ruins Near Cancun & Riviera Maya

Archeology, Mexican CaribbeanMexico is rich in both architectural and archaeological history, the Yucatan Peninsula has several scenarios that demonstrate the Maya settlements and customs, this can be seen in the various communities within the state, as Ek Balam in Valladolid, Chichen Itza in Piste, as part of Uxmal Puuc Route; but also the coast has much to teach, as in the case of the Mexican Caribbean, where several Mayan constructions can be seen as Kohunlich in Chetumal to mention some.

Quintana Roo Mayan Ruins

Coba

Coba

Coba, one of the most beautiful and huge Mayan archaeological sites, is nestled in the thick jungle of the Yucatan Peninsula, surrounded by lakes and exquisite surroundings.

Kohunlich

Kohunlich

Kohunlich ruins are loated inthekilometer 60 of the road number 186 that goes from Chetumal, in the state of Quintana Roo to Escárcega, in the state of Campeche.

El Meco Ruins

El Meco Ruins

There is a Maya site north of the city of Cancun, Quintana Roo little known . This site is known as the "Meco" and is located 5 km north of Cancun, and you can access it in two ways, one is the old road to Punta Sam.

Tulum

Tulum

Admire the beautiful views of the walled city by the sea, its beautiful turquoise waters, white sandy beaches, the main building of the castle, the nature of the place and all the history that this important site envolves.

Muyil

Muyil

The ruins of Muyil are small with some buildings in its original state, in the middle of the jungle, is a point of interest that can be done in 1 hour or less

El Rey Ruins

El Rey Ruins

The site of "The King" is required for those coming to visit Cancun, is one of the few cultural spaces available to the tourist area and is at the same time, an important refuge for many birds and reptiles found protection within the boundaries of the site.

Yucatan & Campeche Mayan Ruins

Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza, the “Mouth of the Well of the Itzaes”, is located in the eastern part of the State of Yucatan, 120 km from the City of Merida. This important center combines majesty and nature.

Ek Balam

Ek Balam

The archaeological site of Ek Balam is located north of the city of Valladolid approximately 20 minutes by card and 40 minutes from  the Chichen Itza  airport. Ek Bakam in Spanish means black jaguar.

Dzibilchaltun

Dzibilchaltun

Dzibilchaltun means "place of writing in stone" and is the largest Mayan city discovered until, with more than 200,000 inhabitants at its peak. The city covers 16 square kilometers and has more than 8,000 structures.

Uxmal

Uxmal

Uxmal, “Three Times Built”, located 78 km from Merida, has a history rich in legends, myths and anecdotes. The city is located in a hilly region known as the “Puuc” region, a mayan word for “mountain range”.

Puuc Route

Puuc Route

The Pucc route consists in the archaeological sites that are located south of the state of Yucatan, Puuc Maya means hill and is called so because all sites in this area have a similar architectural style.

Calakmul

Calakmul

The 27 deJunio of 2002 Calakmul was named by the General Council of UNESCO Cultural Patrimony of the Humanity. The declaration was made in Budapest, Hungary and in this event wasthe chiefof the INAH.