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Address: Highway 261, Uxmal, Mexico
Phone Number:
+52 999 944 0033
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

The ruins of an ancient Mayan city.

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The Maya's' s did a great job. It is one of the best Maya ruines I've seen in Mexico. This site is a must seen.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Maya's' s did a great job. It is one of the best Maya ruines I've seen in Mexico. This site is a must seen.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Place was easy to find and very touristy. The sign with prices stated that children 12 and under enter free however, the cashier said only for Mexican residents although the sign doesn't specify.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fabulous experience. We visited Uxmal first thing in the morning. There was a sense of peace and calm amongst the ruins with lots of lizards around keeping an eye on us! We spent about 3 hours wandering around, looking at the amazing ruins. If you have a choice between Chichen Itza and Uxmal, go to Uxmal. By midday, there were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is our first trip to the Yucatán, and we spent the day at Uxmal. A wonderful experience. Our family have been to Chichen Itza, and preferred the ruins at Uxmal.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to several other ruins, including Chichen Itza, and Uxmal is hands down THE BEST! In such amazing condition, the carving are gorgeous, and you can still climb one of the pyramids!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

These ruins are definitely worth visiting if you're spending time in Mérida or Campeche. Many people ask if it's better to see Uxmal or Chichen Itza. They're different in themselves. We personally enjoyed Uxmal more, as it was more interactive and we were able to climb the main pyramid, while being able to walk around and inside mostly all of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a beautiful place to wander in, definitely needing a guide to explain. It is somehow spiritual not unlike Matchu Picchu. It is not nearly as crowded or hot as Chitchin Itza either

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a large, well excavated and cared for site of ruins. Definitely worth getting a guide for historical and architectural details. Best done in morning as there is alot of walking and to escape the heat of the day. Very interesting and extensive site that is well preserved. One of the best in MX!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Older ruins than Chichén Ítza, with a different type of architecture. It is possible to climb in one of the pyramids.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Uxmal site is definitely worth visiting if you can get there - I visited from Mérida. It's a massive site with a number of different buildings with intricate details, and a pyramid which you can climb that gives fantastic views of the other buildings and the surrounding jungle. Some tips for Uxmal: 1. GET THERE EARLY: The site opens... More 

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