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Ruins of Tulum

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Tulum (Spanish pronunciation: [tu'lum], Yucatec: Tulu'um) is the site of a Pre-Columbian Maya walled city serving as a major port for Coba.[1] The ruins are situated on 12-meter (39 ft) tall cliffs, along the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula on...more
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Carretera federal 307 Cancun - Chetumal Km 230, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

These ruins are very interesting mostly due to their beach front location. the price is reasonable and if possible take a mid-tour break for a walk down to the beach dip.

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Reviewed yesterday

Ruins are fascinating and situated beautifully on the coast. On one hand it would have been nice to have a tour guide so we could have learnt more about the ruins, but on the other hand it was SO HOT that we did not stay...More

Thank Louise E
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Could easily spend an hour or two wandering around these very old architecturally amazing buildings...the history and location is amazing...well worth the visit

Thank janie29
Reviewed 2 days ago

Although these ruins are small in scale to most they are lovely the ruins are spread over a grassy area with some ruins right on the cliff face, there is beach access, it was very hot the day we went and there is next to...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great history of Tulum and breathtaking views. Definitely worth the visit when in Tulum if its your first time!

Thank LaceCam1
Reviewed 2 days ago

A must see when in Tulum spcailily if you like learning more about Tulum and the Mayan history. Beautiful ruins and the views were amazing. It was a little hot since there's little shade so I'd reccomend going early. My favorite part though was seeing...More

Thank afattori
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Small but very picturesque. Well worth it for the price. Rent bikes and ride along the beach for a scenic route to the ruins

Thank Nicolas B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovey place to visit and a must see if your in or around Tulum, especially considering it only costs 70 pesos to get in. The gardens around the ruins are very well maintained and offer a lovely backdrop to the old buildings and ruins. This...More

Thank JayTaylor89
Reviewed 4 days ago

When visiting the Yucatan Peninsula you must visit go early in the morning. This will help you beat traffic, enjoy the views peacefully, and have more space availability for a perfect selfie background of the the Tulum ruins. Explore, learn, and appreciate the beauty of...More

Thank BobinMex
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Although it was very hot, the view was well worth it.. Its amazing how much history this site has.. A must def stop while in Tulum and def worth visiting, the price is too affordable not to go... Stay hydrated if going before 12pm to...More

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16 October 2018|
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Response from Jacopo R | Reviewed this property |
Hi keep in mind that a drive from Cancun to Tulum can take up to 2 hours. Said that once you get to the entrance of the ruins I would probably hire a tour guide, considered the size of the site the tour won't go for longer... More
27 August 2018|
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Response from Stacy C | Reviewed this property |
No, we rented a car and drove to the ruins. However, there are taxis everywhere.
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20 August 2018|
Response from Hannah M | Reviewed this property |
We drove our rental car to Cenote Carwash. About 14mins from Tulum town. There are many others along that road that may be even better. Signs are posted clearly by the road.