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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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Fantastic ruins, views & history. Rent bikes!

As with all the attractions in the Mayan Riviera, avoid going with a tour if possible. Arrive early and beat the crowds, and move along at your own pace. It is particularly... read more

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

As with all the attractions in the Mayan Riviera, avoid going with a tour if possible. Arrive early and beat the crowds, and move along at your own pace. It is particularly beneficial here, as there are somewhat long trails between sites. You can rent bikes for only a few dollars, but biking may be impossible once the heavy crowds... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The place is big. My advice is to hire a "Mayan Limo" - that's a man powered tricycle with a seat for two. It cost $8US but worth every penny - if you want to cover the site and you don't have much time. Alternatively do the bicycle rental - cheaper, but then you take your chances on the very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Coba Ruins is by far the best one in all of Mexico! It's 127 steps to the top and how cool to be able to still touch and climb! Once you get to the top, you won't believe your eyes! "It's a jungle out there" is actually true!! The view was a lush breathtaking green jungle as you gaze... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We saw this attraction on our day long tour with alltournative tour company with our driver Alejandro Serra. It was very interesting to see the ruins here but it was quite physical, especially hiking up all the stairs at the big ruin. They did have native people you could hire to bike you to the ruins on their special bikes... More 

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Vancouver, BC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This tour was recommended by a taxi driver who drove us to our tour in Tulum. We had read about these ruins before and thankfully we decided to go. A guide takes you through for a very informative tour and then we were in our own for about an hour where we had bikes to ride to the main structure!

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Fort Knox, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So glad we arrived early, took the bike with driver, the only way to go in the heat. Very interesting history.

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Chanhassen, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was pleasantly surprised with the amount of ruins we saw and just the whole park was really nice. It gets crowded, so get there early. Definitely rent the bikes to get around the park, that was a blast!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Go towards the end of the day so there are less people, and definitely rent a bike if you can - great to pedal round between the buildings to explore. One of the few sites where you still get to climb up a pyramid, and see it all in a natural jungle setting.The trees keep it nice and cool. The... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Having just returned from a great day out I need to get this excitement out.. Fantastic day out we took the option to go on a Tui trip from our hotel the Riu tequila (also great ) on the recommendation of Keiron our rep, at the welcome meeting. We were picked up all be it early 7 am so we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went on the sunset tour that comes with dinner and a Mayan performance. Started off with a fun zip line over a lake, then went biking through the ruins, a great experience in itself. After taking in the beautiful view from atop Nohoch Mul, you must choose to experience Mayan culture and honeybees OR swim in a cenote. Our... More 

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