Mayan Ruins Mexico

The mayan ruins in Mexico can be found in the southeastern states from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec to all of the Yucatán Peninsula.



Becan Mexico

Becan Mexico

Located in southern Campeche, Becan has a long history, reaching back into the Middle Preclassic Period. It features massive temples and a magnificent enclosed plaza.

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Bonampak Murals

bonampak mexico

Bonampak is a small site in the Mexican state of Chiapas near the border with Guatemala. Although its ruins are not overly impressive, a series of brilliant murals makes this one of the most fascinating Mayan ruins in Mexico.

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Calakmul

calakmul mexico

Calakmul is a huge Maya site located deep inside the tropical forest of the Tierras Bajas of southern Mexico. The City of the Two Adjacent Pyramids, Calakmul was one of the most important Mayan cities.

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Coba Mexico

coba mexico

Coba is located between two lakes in the state of Quintana Roo, and was once an important Mayan city. Despite its proximity to the Riviera Maya, Coba is much less well known than any of the other great Mayan ruins.

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Edzna Mexico

edzna mexico

Located in the north of the Mexican state of Campeche, Edzna is a fascinating Mayan city that has a unique combination of styles and features, reflecting its position at a crossroad of trade and cultural influences.

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Mayapan Mexico

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Mayapan is considered the last great Maya capital, reaching its zenith in the Late Post-Classic period. Though its ruins are much smaller and less impressive than Chichen and other Maya sites, Mayapán is historically significant.

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Palenque Mexico

palenque

The Maya ruins of Palenque, are dramatically situated at the foot of the northernmost hills of the Chiapas highlands. Palenque is widely regarded as the most atmospheric and impressive of Mexico’s Mayan ruins.

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Tulum

tulum mexico

Tulum is a walled Maya city perched on a rocky cliff overlooking the Caribbean in the Yucatán Peninsula. The site is of modest scale but the tropical beach backdrop however makes this one of the most unique Mayan ruins in Mexico.

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Uxmal Mexico

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Set within a region in Mexico that is rich in vegetation and abundant in bird life, the Uxmal ruins represent the pinnacle of late Mayan art and Puuc architecture.

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