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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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the tour was very good but there is a lot of driving, our guides very very hospitable and knowledgable, It does rain a lot and we got drenched

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 November 2014
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Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

the tour was very good but there is a lot of driving, our guides very very hospitable and knowledgable, It does rain a lot and we got drenched

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014 via mobile

The ruins at Coba are simply magical perhaps better than the ruins in Chichen Itza. I say this mostly because you're actually allowed to climb up the temple. The hike up the temple is a bit precarious but totally worth it. The view from up top is amazing!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014

This was a day of fun adventure. I should have checked more info before heading out there but I ended up carrying a heavy bag with me which made walking around uncomfortable. Pack light and try to bring nothing so you can hike around and enjoy the jungle scenery. The distance to walk around can get exhausting if you have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2014

The wonder of Coba is not to be missed. Have been to Chichen Itza and Tulum on other trips and wondered if this might be more of the same- not at all. By driving our car to Coba in early morning we were able to combine the ruins with afternoon trip to Akumal (more on that in another review). Coba... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2014

Well worth the effort to get there from Cancun, Playa, Tulum (city) and even Cozumel. Tthe most impressive structure in Coba is Nohoch Mul. At 136 feet it is the tallest pyramid in the Yucatan. Among other restored structures are two beautiful small ball courts, a nice example of a Mayan archway and a second pyramid. This smaller pyramid is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2014

at least got some exercising climbing the 129 steps also great to wander around the area, was quite hot whilst we were there so do take water you need it at the top. Great views.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2014

had a great trip out as the others say met a working family, visited and climbe the Mayan buildings in Coba followed by a cooling dip in the calcium rich waters of a cento. Susanna was our guide fench Canadian but not bad emglish

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2014

Just spent the day at Coba , it was great. I had been there a few years ago and never got to see everything , but this time we rented bicycles and it was fantastic. Coba is so big that you need these bikes to see it all . So for 40 pesos a bike its a deal. We got... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014

First things first get there when they open 8 am , once the busses arrive you might end up with a large group in all your photos . Plus it is safe to climb the pyramid without the crowd . We got there early and went straight to the large pyramid . As were were coming down about 50 people... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014

Coba was a little more than an hour drive from our hotel in Tulum but completely worth the sidetrip. The relatively remote inland location (although built around 5 lakes) probably means fewer tourists (we only went to one other ruin site) and, because - especially if you rent bikes - you can easily explore trails off the main routes, you... More 

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