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Very different from Kabáh. Youamazement can not see one ruin from the other, so there are quiet walks thru the jungle. I liked that most of the ruins are not restored. It made me feel I was discovering them.
On tours where you are rushed...More
Sayil is an excellent site but if you're pressed for time you can see the North Palace only and skip the rest as the remaining edifices are not as grand, not fully excavated/restored, and the site's area is pretty big and walking from one building...More
Unless you are deep into Mayan history and culture, the Palace which is in the picture, is really the only grand structure. The trails from into the jungle from one structure to the next give you a decent amount of exercise but are by no...More
The highlight of this stop was the pink tinted palace. It had an impressive façade. You can't climb it, but you can get close. The other ruins are accessible via a path through the jungle. It doesn't seem like it's going to be that far...More
Beautiful pink tone ruins that are not on the main tourist path. This one needs a good hour + of walking to see all of it, various structures are far apart. No one there to keep an eye on you, you are on your own...More
Sayil is a Puuc site, south of Santa Elena (and between Kabah & Xlapak, Labna). If spending a day looking at Kabah & Xlapak & Labna, this place should be a short stop. It is not as re-constructed as some of these other sites, but...More
I had a lovely trip to Sayil after visiting Uxmal and Kabah. It is definitely smaller and less grand that the other two sites. But, it has it's highlights. The Palacio (El Palacio Norte) is impressive, especially the columns. You can't climb it but you...More
These ruins are very cheap to get into & there is free parking but the only main highlight is the palace which is the first ruin you come to. The other ruins further in the paths of the jungle are nothing special. If you want...More