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Address: on Federal Highway 307 | Chanyaxche, Mexico
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Nice ruins to visit if you are passing by. The archaeological zone is quite small, but very interesting. The "Castillo" pyramid is very nice. Do it with the boat excursion of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice ruins to visit if you are passing by. The archaeological zone is quite small, but very interesting. The "Castillo" pyramid is very nice. Do it with the boat excursion of the Sian Ka'an reserve.

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Practically no tourists here, but well-kept, and it is a mild adventure trip. 15 km south of Tulum on the left, this set of Mayan ruins was the best experience during our trip. 50 pesos apeice to enter to see the 8 excavated ruins, close to the road (45 mins. for the tour). The jungle setting made the trip shady... More 

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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were hesitant about taking our 2 and 4yro children to see the Maya Ruins, due to their age and lack of respect for "keeping hands to themselves" "listening" "not touching"...you get my drift. Our guide, Sergio (organized via Super Shuttle), thought taking us to Muyil would be a better site to see the ruins and actually... More 

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Reviewed 26 March 2017

We hired a private driver to take us to the Muyil ruins and then to the Tulum ruins. This site is not busy with tourists. We arrived around 10:30am and had all to ourself. This site is not that far from the Tulum ruins and is good to see. Muyil site has pyramid and temple structures set in a jungle,... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

I visited the Muyil Ruins as part of tour with Mexico Kan Tours. There were only a few other people in the area, which was nice. The excavation of this area is still very new, and you could see where the archeologists had left off. The great pyramid, El Castillo, still has a fair amount of the original red pigment... More 

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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a stop to see the ruins and stop by the lagoon. Quiet and very good maintained and easy accessible. The way to the lagoon is nice and climbing the tower is a must for a great view of the lagoon and the Siam Kaan area. Remember to bring 50 pesos in cash per person to pay for the... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Amazing and accessible ruinas within close proximity to Tulum. The walkways were shaded nicely and there was a complete lack of crowds. A real 5 star treat.

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

The walk through the jungle was nice. The entrance fee to the ruins was very affordable. There is a nice restaurant across the road. There are many informative signs near the sites. The highlight is the castle at the end. behind the castle is an old Mayan path that leads to the Sian Kaan biopreserve, where for another small fee... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Muyil was not a place we heard about until we were in Tulum for a bit. It is one of the many things to visit within the UNESCO world heritage bio reserve. There are 2-3 main activities to do here at/near the ruins specifically. First, there are the ruins. The grounds are not large, however, these ruins remind me more... More 

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Small site, but well-kept with good walking trails. You are not allowed to climb on any of the excavated ruins. You can easily see unexcavated buildings and the old sacbe from the trail. There is a small entrance fee. Maps and information plaques are posted by each excavation if you are not with a guide. Quieter than Tulum, Coba, or... More 

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