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Tulum Archaeological Site

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Maya Ruins of Tulum Skip-the-Line Admission
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Maya Ruins of Tulum Skip-the-Line Admission
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Tulum (Spanish pronunciation: [tu'lum], Yucatec: Tulu'um) is the site of a Pre-Columbian Maya walled city serving as a major port for Coba.[1] The ruins are situated on 12-meter (39 ft) tall cliffs, along the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula on...more
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Carretera Federal, Cancun - Chetumal Km 230, 307, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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Very interesting historical perspective. Lots of walking necessary. Some tours let you get driven closer to the site entrance. Most have you walk couple hundred yards from parking lot to ruins entrance. Once at site you enter through a gap in the surrounding wall to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

These ruins were amazing. Having a guide take you through the visit was key to really keeping everyone engaged.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Sanhanmar
Reviewed 2 days ago

pros: ruins are blocked off for preservation. lots of wildlife including iguanas & unique monkey/raccoons running around. cons: ruins are blocked off for preservation, you can't climb the steps. the seaweed was horrible during our visit & made the water brown so it wasn't blue...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Baopham316
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is good to see the ruins if you haven't before. There are a ton of people so go early. We even got there early and it was a lot of people. We went the first time 25 years ago, and it was so much...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ejcaustx
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wear a hat and sunscreen. We had a Small group thank goodness and not in those cattle call tour buses. Our guide provided the wonderful history of the ancient ruins and Mayan culture. We walked around and took photos. It was iguana mating season so...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Berniekimmerle
Reviewed 4 days ago

The history of the Mayan civilization is a fascinating one and these ruins are most definitely perched in a beautiful location on the cliffs of Tulum. Just be sure to arrive early as the site tends to fill up and start teeming with bus loads...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited 9 years ago and the place was really good. Revisited with my wife and was amazed at how tacky it's become. What was just a single restaurant and bar is now a whole host of tacky merchandise vendors as well as the likes...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank JamesB2929
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s a short tour , it’s about 45 minutes . You have the option to hire a private guide at the location . It is very well conserved . I really suggest going very early or before they close . The heat gets very high....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Ferise
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the Tulum Ruins on our recent trip and it was amazing! I couldn't wrap my head around the idea that these structures have been in the area for thousands of years, and they were beautiful! We decided to tour the ruins without a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank laceykinsella
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Why’s not to love about the Tulum ruins? I visited solo without a tour and I was able to take my time. However, there are many tours available. Of the ones I’ve observed I would say that the smaller the group the better. Obviously the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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June 14, 2019|
Response from Ferise | Reviewed this property |
It is very close to the hotels , there are many taxis and not very expensive , between 100 and 200 hundred pesos you shouldn’t have any trouble getting back . I hope this answers your question
April 17, 2019|
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Response from JessicaLTL | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can access the beach from the ruins, but note the beach is just too look at and take photos. Not good for laying out or swimming. You will honesty not want to go more than a yard or two out in the water b/c of the... More
April 10, 2019|
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