Mayan archaeological sites
Of the great majority of sites Tulum must be visited, it is an important archaeological site, even in the foothills of the Mayan Civilization, they are the only ruins built facing the sea.
The archaeological ruins of Tulum are the main attraction of the area.
The name of Tulum, which in the Mayan language means "wall" and refers to the walls that surrounded it, was given in recent times, when the city was already abandoned and in ruins, but the Mayans who lived in the area still visited your temples.
The original name of the city was Zama, which means "dawn, tomorrow"
Cobá is an archaeological site of the pre-Columbian Mayan culture, located about forty northwest of Tulum.
The possible meaning of Cobá could be of cob 'what has humidity' or moss and á or há 'water', that is to say 'water with moss' or' moisture of water ', another possibility that is not discarded is that it means' water turbid ', due to the proximity to small lakes with a very cloudy color.
In its heyday it had a population of about 50 000 inhabitants and an extension of eighty square kilometers. Most of the city was built in the middle of the Classic period of the Mayan civilization, between the years 500 and 900 of our era and owned several temples, among which the 42-meter-high pyramid of Nohoch Mul survives.
Chichén Itzá is one of the main archaeological sites of the Yucatan Peninsula, in Mexico. Important and renowned vestige of the Mayan civilization, the main buildings that remain there correspond to the time of the decline of the Mayan culture itself called by archaeologists as the post-classic period.
The archaeological zone of Chichen Itza was inscribed on the list of the World Heritage by Unesco in 1988. On July 7, 2007, the Temple of Kukulcán, located in Chichén Itzá, was recognized as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. modern world.