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Dzibilchaltun Ruins

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Address: Merida 156782, Mexico
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Dzibilchaltun Ruins Tour and Progreso Beach Break from Merida
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The small site and accompanying museum are well worth the visit. Site was not crowded. The ruins while not as spectacular as Uxmal or Chichen It's provide yet another glimpse... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Milford, Nj
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Milford, Nj
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The small site and accompanying museum are well worth the visit. Site was not crowded. The ruins while not as spectacular as Uxmal or Chichen It's provide yet another glimpse into the life of the Maya. Convenient short ride from Merida.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my favorite Mayan site during my trip to Merida. The buildings are beautiful and the museum is very well done. Bring a bathing suit and towel in case you want to swim in the cenote. Make sure you bring cash, the gift shop is cash only and the ticket office's credit card machine was down, so they were... More 

Thank Gabi S
Saint Augustine, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth a stop if you are staying in Merida or nearby. About 20 minutes from the city on the highway to Progreso. I think about 25 pesos for parking and 65 pesos for admission. There are two sides to the site after you enter - the main ruins to the right, and another temple farther to the left. Both... More 

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Malden, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are visiting Progreso, Mexico and don't want to spent an entire day at the ruins, Dzib is a good choice. They are only a 25 minute ride from town and a nice representation of the way the Mayans lived. While not the largest ruins I've visited, they are in good shape. One thing I was glad to see... More 

Thank maldenmusic
Madison, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my kids to the ruins yesterday morning (July 7, 2016), and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The ruins are amazing to see. There are tour guides that you can hire once inside the park for a small fee (350 pesos for our family of 3, for a 45 minute tour). I highly recommend the tour guide - he was... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mayan ruins at Dzilbilchatun are pretty cool and visited frequently. They are located less than 20 minutes outside of Merida to the North. In order to get there, you can take a bus, pay for a taxi, or rent a car. My wife and I rented a car from Veloz Renta located a few blocks from Parque Hidalgo. We... More 

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very good introduction to pyramids in the Mérida area. It is small enough to walk around and enjoy - you can also walk up onto the pyramid. There is a cenote to swim in on the land too.

Thank Zoé
new jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When visitors come to the region, they often don't have time to visit this site. It's understandable for people who want to see the famous places such as Chichen Itza and Uxmal, but if you have extra time or if you're looking for alternatives, this is a place worth checking out. It's small enough to be visited in a couple... More 

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Longview, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have family in Merida, so when we ported in Progreso, we called them up. They took us to these ruins and they are amazing, all the history is breathtaking, the cenote is also very pretty and the guide told us it used to be a sacrificial cenote with human bones stil in its waters.

Thank RickETX
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great ruins close to Merida. Very accessible even for those with some limited mobility. I have bad knees but got around here quite well. The museum is fantastic (though if you don't speak/read Spanish, you might want a tour--can't recall if they offer self-guided tours) and on one ground level. Air conditioned, and empty during the week. You can walk... More 

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