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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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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
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Reviewed today 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 yesterday

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
Thank Playalovesme
Reviewed 2 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 3 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 3 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 4 days 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
1  Thank Julie F
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are in Tulum you will certainly visit this site. It is well worth it, as it is the only Mayan site on the sea. There are two ways to enter the park. The main entrance on the highway 307 which has a sign...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Ira S
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Tulum site is an amazing experience and something worth visiting if you are staying close by. We were closer to Cancun so it was expensive for us to go unless we went with an all day tour group which we did. There are going...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took a guided tour through the Tulum Ruins. The tour took about 30 minutes and then we were able to explore on our own for an hour. There is a trolley when first arrive that leads you to the entrance. There are plenty of...More

Date of experience: May 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
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