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Headquarters of Bishop Landa, the friar who both destroyed the ancient Mayan civilization by burning its codexes, and preserved it for posterity by providing the only written documentation of Mayan society.
All reviews carriage ride middle of town magical city cute town well worth the pesos art museum worth the climb mexican government worth a visit main plaza great view of the city yucatan peninsula mayan site kinich convent ruins structure
This is supposed to be one of the largest solid buildings in the continent, though its hard to tell from what you can still see. Nevertheless its a feat to climb the pyramid and enjoy the view over the billiard table flatness of the Yucatan...More
A ruins site right in the town of Izamal is quite the site!
This is a free site to visit with an easy access to the site. Great view of the city from all four sides.
Can’t imagine living across the street!
From Merida it takes about one hour by colectivo to come here.
The ruins are an absolute contrast to Chichen Iza. In former times it must have been a big complex.
It's free of charge and there are very few tourists.
It's worth comming here
First time here and we where very pleasantly surprised. It’s a beautiful little town, the golden color of all the buildings make every corner a great photo op. The Mercado was awesome, we tried lots of fruit and snacks as we walked around. The monastery...More
A great post-lunch, pre-ice cream climb on a hot day! The top of the structure is deceptively high for being located in the middle of this unique little town, but the view is great once you make it there!
Our driver suggested a detour to avoid the monotony if the highway to Tulum
We are glad he suggested it because we passed through some interesting villages and found Izamal to be a very charming oasis in the middle of the Savannah
You can walk...More