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Address: south of Merida | LA Mappa E' Sbagliata, LE Rovine Sono Molto A Sud DI Merida, Merida, Mexico
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Like all other reviews, this is a peaceful oasis. Although Chitchen Itza has the name, it also has crowds. Uxmal and Mayapan rate as the best in the area. Stroll through, climb... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Like all other reviews, this is a peaceful oasis. Although Chitchen Itza has the name, it also has crowds. Uxmal and Mayapan rate as the best in the area. Stroll through, climb up, take pictures, observe many iguanas. Clean washrooms, pack a snack or plan a stop in Hacienda Teya to eat.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We made our own way here on a local Collectivo from the bus station downtown, not the big Ado one but the local bus station behind the Mackay. We went to the village of Telchaquillo and then walked down a road under construction, crossed the highway and entered the site. We paid 40 pesos each and then spent the next... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Mayapan is easy to get to from Merida and easy to tour. No big crowds of tourists to obstruct your photos, and only 40 pesos ($2.50) entrance fee. My favorite is the round structure that reminds me of a birthday cake! I have been to this ruin several times, and never get tired of it!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascinating site with some similarities to Chichen Itza only smaller. It's an hour and twenty minute drive from Mérida and it is an easy park, 40 peso entry fee, walk through the gate and you're there. You can climb the large pyramid and survey the whole site and see for miles in all directions. There is road work being done... More 

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

How far back in time must one travel to be transported to a place that time has almost forgotten...we have experienced time travel... Walking in the shadows of greatness and wonder...cultural cities from long ago ...remnants from people we will never know ...skills in stone to ponder ....our minds scramble to make sense of all that lays before us ...how... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the hidden treasures. There were barely 5 other people when I was at this site. Beautiful place if you want to photograph ruins without people in it. It is definitely worth driving the extra distance. You can climb the pyramid and the views from top are gorgeous. There are no hoarders harassing the tourists. It is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We traveled to Mayapan with Lawson's Yucatan excursions. We had the entire place to ourselves and our guide was so knowledgeable and told us bunches, while also letting us explore ourselves. We climbed to the very top, which was grueling, but worth it. My man got down on one knee and proposed while over looking the jungle. I recommend this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This site isn't close by any other ruins, but it is definitely worth going out of your way for. There are several buildings in the complex, all very close together in a compact site. You can see A LOT in a short amount of time, without a lot of walking. The pyramid is a smaller replica of the one at... More 

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Tracy, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my favorite ruins of all time! Very cool, with few visitors as compared to other sites. If you enjoy ruins, this is one you should not miss. Very easy to get to using a car or you can go on a tour on a fancy bus, if that's what you prefer. There are some tourist buses who come... More 

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Langley City, British Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mayapan/Mani Tour Grayline with Augusto was wonderful. Mayapan every bit as good as Chichen Itza but only 2 other tourists there when I went. A Mayan ceremony on a platfrorm, fantastic ruins . No commercialism selling items, no place to buy drink so come prepared with water, hat, sunscreen. It rained awhile...it is jungle area after all...no big deal warm... More 

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