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Zona Arqueologica Uxmal

Carretera Federal No. 261, Uxmal 97899, Mexico
+52 999 944 0033
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An ancient Mayan building thought to be a school and named by a Spanish historian who thought it looked like a European monastery.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mayan ruins” (131 reviews)
“great pyramid” (50 reviews)
“light show” (69 reviews)
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Carretera Federal No. 261, Uxmal 97899, Mexico
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+52 999 944 0033
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"mayan ruins"
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"great pyramid"
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"light show"
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"grand pyramid"
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"chocolate museum"
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"puuc route"
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"archaeological site"
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"day trip"
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"awe inspiring"
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"yucatan peninsula"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A set of ruins that doesnt get a lot of visitors so it is a welcome trip to be able to enjoy the ruins without tons of people. This is our second trip and when people come to town we will take them here again....More

Thank stewmexico2002
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Reviewed 6 days ago

At the Uxmal archeological site, you are still allowed to climb the pyramids yourself. Which makes the experience so much better than standing in front of a pyramid behind a fence (like in Chitzen itza and tulum). You need to buy two tickets at the...More

Thank Mark M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our visit to Uxmal because there is so much to see and learn at this huge site. We had an excellent guide, Jorge, who made the tour so much more interesting with his unique sense of humor. You certainly need a guide to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, not! Uxmal at night with those lights is really lovely, but really not for a (spanish only) "night show", it lacks of interest, very "poetic like" talking during the show. It was very boring and you´ll very probably need a long way back home/hotel....More

Thank Jorge-Mx-F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This really was amazing as it is so huge and has a great variety of buildings. There is very little restriction as to where you can go, unlike Chichen Itza, and you can climb if you must but steep steps are hairy! The ball court...More

Thank Whitehavengirl43
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chichén Itzá may get all the press but Uxmal (pronounced “Ooosh-Mahl”) definitely deserves attention as well. Not only is it also a UNESCO World Heritage site with impressive ruins but it is a far more visitor-friendly site. Quick tips: wear broad-brimmed hats, use sunblock and...More

Thank ImmerWandern
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a refreshing site to visit in comparison with Chichen Itza. It is a site that respects its visitors by not allowing vendors inside to harass and harangue patrons. We had some zenful moments as we climbed the various ruins overlooking the vistas just as...More

Thank joseperez611
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As someone who has always been fascinated by the pre-hispanic cultures of Latin America, Uxmal was extraordinary for me. You can walk freely around the site (but guided tours in various languages are also possible) and climb on most of the buildings. The stairs are...More

Thank Daniela F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited several ruins while we were in the peninsula, but we liked this site the best We had a baby & stroller with us, we had to carry the stroller a lot, but they did have some paths/flat ground that was easy to navigate....More

Thank Sheyenne C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So different and much better than the usual tourists sites of Chichenitza, Tulum and Coba, so worth researching, planning and actually taking the trip from Playa del Carmen by car with a stay at a local hotel, as more sites were on our wishlist. Arriving...More

Thank Yoliana2013
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SweetSusy
February 28, 2018|
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Response from Gord B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I've driven with friends from Merida to Uxmal. It's quite an enjoyable ride with all the little villages etc along the way. As usual being in any foreign country you need to be aware of your surroundings. I suggest... More
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flyer4fun
September 14, 2017|
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Response from NancyLWong | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no idea about bus. We travelled from Merida by car - about an hour/hour and a half. What about asking your tour operator? As others have said - well worth a visit! Wonderful site, not too many other tourists. Carry... More
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flyer4fun
September 14, 2017|
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Response from Diana M | Reviewed this property |
The only thing I can answer is that yes you can walk around without having a tour. About the bus, I don't know, we drove.
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