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Posts Tagged ‘Yucatan tours’

Exploring Mayan Ruins in and around Cancun, Mexico

  • Rocío Soto
  • 2 November 2010

Away from the modernity and sophisticated of Cancun’s Hotel Zone, visitors usually delighted to discover that there are 12 ancient archaeological sites standing as living testimony to the ancient Mayans, one of the greatest civilizations in the entire history of the world. Read on for a glimpse at the four probably best known to locals – Tulum, Coba, El Meco and El Rey.

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Exploring Along the Riviera Maya of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

  • Lindy Coberly
  • 21 September 2010

Mexico’s Yucatan is home to countless ancient sites that offer important archaeological clues about the Mayans, one of the world’s most advanced ancient civilisations. They were skilled engineers and architects able not only to build pyramids on a colossal scale but to construct them in a fashion that demonstrated their awareness of astronomical phenomena and the constellations. Along the Riviera Maya, I recommend visiting at least one of the following incredible sites, for they are truly magical and convey a sense of the rich culture Mexico has to offer to the world: Chichen Itza, cenotes and Celestun.

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