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Mayapan Mayan Ruins

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Address: south of Merida | LA Mappa E' Sbagliata, LE Rovine Sono Molto A Sud DI Merida, Merida 97824, Mexico
Phone Number: 529999440033
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Amazing Ruin, one of my Favorites...

This was such an amazing adventure..No crowd, so private...Many stuructures to investagate, also a gorgeous place for pictures..A shower came when were there and the stones were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
DuvalCrawl123
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Portland, Tn
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Portland, Tn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was such an amazing adventure..No crowd, so private...Many stuructures to investagate, also a gorgeous place for pictures..A shower came when were there and the stones were beautiful when they got wet...Went in the Observatory till it passed.. What a wonderful day...!!!!!!!

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orlando, florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in Merida with our two daughters. It was a 45 minute morning drive out to the ruins. We basically had the ruins to ourselves. The kids were able to climb and explore to their heart's content. We avoided the crowds at chichen itza and had a great morning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since we didn't want to deal with the crowds or vendors, we decided to visit Mayapan. It was a 40 minute drive from Merida. We were the only one there at first. The kids loved climbing the structures. We found relieve from the heat under an avocado tree growing out of a cenote. Make sure to bring water and snacks... More 

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Astoria, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great site, few people as it is off the beaten track and you have to get there by car, can be reached by bus but more difficultly. This site has a pyramid you can still climb, a replica of the one in Chichen itza (which you cannot climb.) Very interesting site with lots of restored buildings. When we visited there... More 

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Houma, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

This is our first time in town and first time seeing the ruins. The place is beautiful and well kept. We went In the middle of the week and they were cutting the grass. A must see

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

The place has mayan ruins which locals claim to say they were built by the same people who built Chichén Itzá, in fact there are similar buildings like for example the observatory.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

I loved the fact they let you go all the way to the top of the ruins. The view is great and perfect to capture great shots. Very nice and clean place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

These ruins are smaller than the more touristy ones but still impressive and extensive. The great things is that there were relatively few visitors when we visited and no restrictions, so the grandchildren (aged 7 and 9) could climb on everything, keeping their interest keen.

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Merida, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Mayapan is one of my favorite Maya ruins to visit. No tourist buses, no hoards of people, no litter or people selling stuff...many times it has just been friends and me and you can sit and listen to the birds sing while you imagine it back in the day!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Elements of Mayapan are very reminiscent of Chichen Itza, but on a smaller scale and more crudely built. You have a good chance of being the only ones there, if you discount the fat iguanas that inhabit the site. The temples can all be climbed. There are figures in stucco that are not to be missed, but my favourites were... More 

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