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Address: Highway 261, Uxmal, Mexico
Phone Number: 529999440033
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

The ruins of an ancient Mayan city.

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Don't Miss Uxmal! Climb and meditate

After the madness of Chichinitza, this site was a much more serene and interactive experience, much more green, far fewer tourists, as you can climb up and explore everything but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Tbilisi, Georgia
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Tbilisi, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After the madness of Chichinitza, this site was a much more serene and interactive experience, much more green, far fewer tourists, as you can climb up and explore everything but the magician's pyramid - which is also definitely worth seeing! Took about 3 hours for a guided tour.

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The buildings are quite beautiful with detailed carvings that have been well reconstructed. The light and sound show is stunning. However it is only in Spanish so have someone tell you the story beforehand. Otherwise you will sit for an hour as lights go on and off without understanding what is happening.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a two-day guided tour, which we booked through Thomas More Travel during our stay at the Royal Sands in Cancun. Uxmal is about a six hour drive from Cancun so we decided to stay overnight and visit the nearby city of Mérida, the capital the Yucatan state of Mexico. Uxmal is one of the most significant Mayan archeological... More 

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Portland, Tn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such an historic place, loved seeing the light show at night and being able to stay so close to the ruins.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you like the ancient buildings, must see this. Beautiful location, amazing view. I recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Uxmal is about 6 hours away by car from the main beaches like Cancún or Playa del Carmen if you take the free route, but if you don't mind paying and want to take the "cuota" route you'll be there in 4 hours, the cuota is around 380 pesos (1 dollar : 18 pesos) These ruins are 100% Mayan, unlike... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chichen Itza is great but I liked Uxmal even more. It's gorgeous, stunning, and magical. Plus, you can walk up the temples here.

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Bydgoszcz, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is ammazing. You have to go there and just walking and watch amazing buildings from the past. You need app 2-3 h.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took a tour from Merida with Mayan Hertitage, arranged by Nomadas Hostel. The site was fantastic. The ruins have so much detail and and are so pretty. We spent about 2.5 hours here. Our guide did a great job showing us every detail was about the snakes and rain god. Absolutely fantastic ruin - do not miss it. We... More 

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San Juan, PR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

This is not as large as Chitin Itza - but also much less touristy. We went as a day trip from Merida - but you can also stay at a lodge near the ruins. The bus from Merida was fine and easy to find a guide in the ruins. Go early in the day if possible for best shade and... More 

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