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Address: Coba, Mexico
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Coba (pronounced cō-bǝ) is an ancient Maya city on the Yucatán Peninsula,...

Coba (pronounced cō-bǝ) is an ancient Maya city on the Yucatán Peninsula, located in what is now northeastern Quintana Roo, Mexico. The site is the nexus of the largest network of stone causeways of the ancient Mayan world, and it contains many engraved and sculpted stelae that document ceremonial life and important events of the Late Classic Period (AD 600-900) of Mesoamerican civilization.[1] The adjacent modern village bearing the same name, reported a population of 1,278 inhabitants in the 2010 Mexican federal census.[2]

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Loved it. The view from top of the pyramid is great. We definitely recommend renting bikes (they are just after the entrance, can't miss it) if not it is quite a long walk, riding... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Loved it. The view from top of the pyramid is great. We definitely recommend renting bikes (they are just after the entrance, can't miss it) if not it is quite a long walk, riding a funnier :).

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Jersey Village, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Worth making the effort to visit. If you drive, you can do Chichen Itza and Coba the same day without issue. Don't need the bike or a driver if you are in decent shape, not a long a walk as described, plus mostly shade.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited Coba for the first time in 1998, and I fell in love with the place... Such a love that I stayed overnight just to explore the site a little more the next day. At the time, I was absolutely alone in the site the first day, and we were barely 3 the next. Still, in those years, only... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We rented a car to get here as the collectivo cannot take you here and all of the tour packages were pretty expensive (around 100 USD). Hertz car rental delivered a car at our resort and picked it up for 65 USD the next day and we got a nice dodge SUV. Have your front lobby personnel contact the car... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped at Coba on the way from Tulum to Valladolid. Arrived 1 hour before the parked closed, but had plenty of time to see the sites and to climb the pyramid. From the parking lot to the main pyramid is about a 10-minute bid ride at a descent speed. Don't try to walk it unless you've got nothing but time.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After expressing my interest in seeing the Mayan ruins, it was recommended by a friend to visit Coba. Less crowded, good ruins to see and a pyramid you can still climb. Perfect for our group of 22. We chose NOT to do a organized tour as we were already in the area. It's about $3 to get in, about $2... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Highly recommend. Hire a bike as the distances are quite long between the sites. Can still hike to the top, however be extremely careful if it rains or is wet. The steps are somewhat polished, just ensure to step on the rough ones, not difficult to spot. A rope does allow for grabbing up and down if you require. Went... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Coba ruins are natural, nothing added. There are the Mayan ruins, not too much turistic things. We took a privete taxi to Coba from our hotel Sensimar Seaside suites. Our driver was Mr Carlos who was very friedly and told us lot of Mayan culture and other things from Mexico. I really recommend him if you need nice driver. His... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Srove ovwe from Tulum ans took it on advice to rent bikes. We did not pay for a guide and didn't feel like we missed out. It is a big comples, and you can walk it all, but have fun and ride a bike under thw shade trees! It was about $5 for 2 bikes. Well worth it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I definitely recommend renting a bicycle to get to the main pyramid. It's cheap and more fun that way. View up top is amazing

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