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Dzibilchaltun Ruins

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Address: Merida 156782, Mexico
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Dzibilchaltun Ruins Tour and Progreso Beach Break from Merida
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Dzibilchaltun is located close to Merida. It is great for a quick family and friends stop. We visited with two other families. One had little kids and the other had teens and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Dzibilchaltun is located close to Merida. It is great for a quick family and friends stop. We visited with two other families. One had little kids and the other had teens and twenties. A nice relaxing day. About three hours.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Nice to visit after noon and stay there for the cenote, the people at the front was rude they don't deserve to work in a turist place

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Northeastern Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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 3 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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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