Mayan archeological sites
Of the great majority of Tulum sites it must be visited, it is an important archeological site, even at the foot 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 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 Maya who lived in the area still visited Its temples
The original name of the city was Zama, which means "dawn, tomorrow"
Cobá is an archaeological site of pre-Columbian Mayan culture, located about forty northwest of Tulum.
The possible meaning of Cobá could be cob 'what has moisture' or moss and á or ha 'water', that is to say 'water with moss' or' water humidity ', another possibility that is not ruled out is that it means' water cloudy ', due to the proximity to small lakes with a very cloudy color.
At its peak 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 had several temples, among which the 42-meter-high Nohoch Mul pyramid survives
Chichen Itza is one of the main archeological sites of the Yucatan Peninsula, in Mexico. Important and renowned vestige of the Mayan civilization, the main buildings that last there correspond to the time of the decline of the Mayan culture itself called by archaeologists as the postclassic period.
The archaeological zone of Chichen Itza was inscribed on the list of World Heritage Sites by Unesco in 1988. On July 7, 2007, the Temple of Kukulcan, located in Chichen Itza, was recognized as one of the new seven wonders of modern world.