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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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Ruins were good.

Took an excursion through Carnival while on a cruise. Not sure why they stop in Progreso. Skip Merida. It's a dirty and a mess. The ruins were interesting and close to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Groves, Texas
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Groves, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took an excursion through Carnival while on a cruise. Not sure why they stop in Progreso. Skip Merida. It's a dirty and a mess. The ruins were interesting and close to the port. However, I would not go back to Progreso. The tour guide did a good job, but the Merida portion was a waste of time.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don´t understand why it´s so expensive there, it cost almost like Uxmal wich is much better and much more interesting. We went here because we read on tripadvisor about an amazing cenote, what a surprise to have found a open hole with very green water we saw other people not daring to jump on this swamp full of mosquitos, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour of the ruins was fascinating. We went with the tour guide who told us the stories of the civilization that lived on the site. Without the tour guide, we would've missed learning about the culture and ways of the Mayan. The museum was quite informative with excellent exhibits. It is very hot at the ruins so it's important... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dzibilchaltun is a worthwhile Mayan ruin. It probably provides the best example of how the Spanish dismantled the Mayas' religion when they arrived, with the massive Franciscan arch plonked in the middle of the ritual plaza. The grounds are compact but include the second largest historical structure in meso-America, albeit a row of steps. It is a very relaxing place... More 

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Merida, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a taxi which cost us 600 pesos ( round trip) from down town Merida. The driver waited for us until we were done. Entrance fee was 160 pesos per person and we hired a guide for 200 pesos. He was very knowledgeable and very informative. We visited the museum for about 10 minutes. This place was not as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the site in August. Actually, our visit was quite quick. There is not much to see. The ruins are not very maintained, which makes the archeological site less interesting than others ones around Merida like Uxmal or Chichen Itza.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I with family and friends have been here many times. In addition, we have a friend that has done it in conjunction with Chitzen Itza for the Equinox (the sun is centered through the temple here at that time). It's really spectacular and there is a great museum on site. Be aware, there isn't much shade and... More 

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Newport Beach, Ca.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very close to Merida, lovely small museum, the cenote is easily swimmable as it is not in a cave. Although small children can get fidgety (as they will in archaeological sites), it is very much worth the visit. Lovely hacienda for breakfast or lunch 3 kms. before, but they have a dress code for the restaurant: no tshirts, shorts and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

We came here on a very hot day on our way to Progreso. Didn't visit the ruins too extensively, but really enjoyed the great cenote. Lots of people eventually, so we left but really enjoyed our time there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Such an amazing structure for the sun to shine in all four direction at the same time...Truly a must see....

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