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Zona Arqueologica Uxmal

Lazaro Cardenas | Muna, Santa Elena, Merida 97844, Mexico
+52 999 944 0033
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Uxmal Ruins Entrance Ticket
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US$79.99*
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Uxmal Light and Sound Show from Merida
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US$98.00*
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Private Tour: Uxmal and Sotuta de Peon from Merida
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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.
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
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  • Terrible1%
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“grand pyramid” (5 reviews)
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Lazaro Cardenas | Muna, Santa Elena, Merida 97844, Mexico
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+52 999 944 0033
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Chichén Itzá just weeks before coming to Uxmal. The absence of peddlars on every path here sets it far above the larger site. And architecturally Uxmal is just stunning. The quality of the carvings, the variety of architectural design and detail, as well...More

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Uxmal is an excellent site to learn about the Mayan life in past centuries. You can go in and up on some of the buildings. There is a pyramid that you are still allowed to climb.

Thank Shelley R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In two days I’m going to Chichen Itza for the first time and after seeing this I have no idea what to expect. Can anything be even more impressive than Uxmal? I really thought that it would be a minor ruin, of like San Gervasio,...More

Thank SJtravellers
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was shocked at how beautiful and stunning this place is. It is huge and spread out. The buildings are so beautiful and there are lots of places to just sit and admire the surroundings. Plan on spending at least a few hours to see...More

Thank Monica041
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our hotel booked a group tour at our request. I was hesitant about being on a day-long group tour as I tend to avoid them like the plague, but I didn't want to rent a car or figure ways to get there by public transportation....More

Thank deltawave
Reviewed 1 week ago

Personal tour guide was wonderful. Cost was reasonable too. The site is large with many places to stop under shady trees..

Thank 206djl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Uxmal reminds me of Tikal in Guatemala because the tops of the pyramids emerge from the trees. Lots of climbing and decoration. It and Paleque are among my favorite ruins in Mexico.

Thank Dean H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here at 10am, one hour before the tour buses arrived. This was a good time as it gave us a head start to discover everything withhout having all this bus loads of people around us. We booked a guide at the entrance (800$...More

Thank Martin D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely, well maintained small ruins site. Easy to get to on the bus from Merida. Just take the bus from the TAME terminal opposite the CAME terminal. Costs 65MX for the bus each way and you can buy an open return. Need to stand in...More

Thank danigross88
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing ruins in the Yucatan. You can still climb some of the ruins here! It also isn't as busy as Chichen Itza and the views are phenomenal.

Thank lovethescents
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flyer4fun
14 September 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
14 September 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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Ruth H
1 April 2017|
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Response from barefootmart | Reviewed this property |
We went about a month back but I think it was about $120 mxn per adult sorry we didn't have any children. They did have a parking fee about $25 mxn
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