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Dzibilchaltun Ruins

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Address: Merida 156782, Mexico
08:00 - 17:00
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Dzibilchaltun Ruins Tour and Progreso Beach Break from Merida
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The oldest Maya ruins in Mexico, teamed up with a museum and a cenote. Each worth the visit itself. Worthwhile to hire a guide at the door. A hat is a must.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Northeastern Ontario, Canada
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Northeastern Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The oldest Maya ruins in Mexico, teamed up with a museum and a cenote. Each worth the visit itself. Worthwhile to hire a guide at the door. A hat is a must.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our outing. We had access to a car so it was a 30 min drive. Although a smaller Mayan site we found it very interesting. It only takes about 1/2 an hour to stroll the main sites if you are in a hurry. There are other structures to visit off the main path. There were many people sitting... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dzibilchaltun (the place where there is writing upon the stones) is located just north of Merida - and is quite large. There is a two-part museum (one on the archaeology, and one on the history of region) that is very interesting, and should not be missed. The most famous structure at the sight is the temple of the seven dolls... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a nice place that offers guided tours so you can learn about the mayan culture, the place is well conserved and at the end of the tour you could go into the cenote for swimming

1 Thank tbeto
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great small ruin site close to Merida & Progeso. The cenote on site is a refreshing way to end the tour. We hired a guide for 350 pesos

Thank Rita W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mayan ruins here Merida Mexico are great. There is even a natural spring where you can swim. Very refreshing, cool, clean, clear , and beautiful water. if you go to mexico on a cruise ship and when you get off the boat i recommend that you do the excursion for the Ruins ONLY. Do not do a combination package... More 

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Ayden, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to experience a true glimpse into both current and ancient Mayan culture, this is the place to go. Jose and Victor gave informative presentations on the everyday lives of Mayan people today. They shared information about Mayan contributions to history as well as the impact of other cultures on the Mayan people over time. I had the... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this tour through the cruise line on a recent cruise. The local tour operator, Total Gusto, met us at the pier in Progreso. Unfortunately, Progreso is not very scenic. On the approximately 30-minute bus ride to the ruins site our tour guide, Luis, made the best of it by talking almost nonstop about the local history, flora, and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything we read, it stated the admission was 65 Pesos, so this is what we planned on. We took a public bus to Chablekel for 8 Pesos each. From there, you can get a motorcycle Tuk-Tuk to take you to the ruins. They charge 50 Pesos a person. When we reached the ticket office, it shows 65 Pesos entry, BUT... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this excursion off of our cruise ship because my sister had never seen Mayan ruins before. She thought it was interesting but I had previously visited another site and compared to that it was just OK. The ruins site is small and easily navigated. We had a tour guide thru the excursion but most folks appeared to just... More 

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