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Coba Mayan Ruins and Cenote Cultural Full-Day Tour from Cancun and Riviera Maya
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Coba (pronounced cō-bǝ) is an ancient Maya city on the Yucatán Peninsula, located in what is now northeastern Quintana Roo, Mexico. The site is the nexus of the largest network of stone causeways of the ancient Mayan world, and it contains many engraved and sculpted stelae that document ceremonial life and important events of the Late Classic Period (AD 600-900) of Mesoamerican civilization.[1] The adjacent modern village bearing the same name, reported a population of 1,278 inhabitants in the 2010 Mexican federal census.[2]
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Reviewed February 12, 2016

If you climb the main pyramid you will enjoy a nice view of the lagoon and the jungles.The park is huge but it is possible hire bycicles here

Thank Francesco L
Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

Chitenitza has Mayan remains surrounded by manicured lawns. However, if you want a more authentic experience then Coba is the place to go. The pyramids and the other structures literally rise up out of the jungle. What's even better is that you get to climb...More

Thank 99ray
Reviewed February 11, 2016

We took the Coba tour provided through Princess lines. Everything about it was outstanding and the guides were the best. I climbed the tallest pyramid and recommend it if your in good shape and unafraid of heights and steep inclines.

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Reviewed February 10, 2016

we did all the ruins , 2wks 1600 miles , no problems , climb to the top and look out over the jungle , wow , cant do that in too many places, have lunch just out front where you enter, its ok considering everything,...More

Thank patrick l
Reviewed February 10, 2016

Amazing opportunity to se ancient buildings - and to actually climb up a 42 meter high pyramid/temple. The climb is not for anyone afraid of heights. Going up is easy, the way down is worse...

Thank Vivianne Y
Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting. We opted to pay for a guide and we're glad we did. If we hadn't we wouldn't have understood what we were looking at. Many things would have looked like piles of stones and the function and significance of intact structures would not...More

1  Thank Bosun1
Reviewed February 10, 2016

Our trip to Coba and the ruins was amazing! It was a really hot sticky day in October but none the less we climbed to the top! I'm afraid of heights but that was not going to stop me from seeing the view from the...More

Thank Lori-Inno
Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

We wanted to visit other ruins in addition to Chichen Itza, and I'm so glad we did! Once inside the park we hired a private tour guide for the front part of the park ($10 for 1.5 hrs), and Nicholas was great!! For the second...More

1  Thank Meloveulongtime
Reviewed February 9, 2016

Go Mexico tour picked us up from our hotel and took us to Tulum before going to Coba. We stopped by a small restaurant where we ate original Mayan food and it was delicious. Chicken Pibil and Pork Pibil along with rice, beans and veg...More

1  Thank Kar C
Reviewed February 9, 2016

This was a fun place as it seems to be the last Mayan ruin that you can climb. 130+ feet up was quite the experience, especially when you get to the top and see the amazing view.

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Nicola P
September 17, 2017|
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Response from Anand S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you should be able to take the ADO bus from PDC to Coba. I cannot include a web link here. But do a google search on ADO Bus and pick the link that reads ado . com . mx
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niksyp
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Response from Carl T | Reviewed this property |
I hired a car from cancun to the coba ruins which took about 2 and a half hours , driving through small villages and the jungle which was a great experience, but like people say watch out for the speed bumps as they can take... More
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Response from cesarcesar | Reviewed this property |
it takes 45-1hr depending on traffic. there a few public cenotes along the route
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