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Mayan Ruins


The Maya civilization stretched from present-day southern Mexico through Central America, and reached its peak during the Classic period (AD 250-900). Mayan cities featured sophisticated architecture, notably in the forms of stepped pyramids and temples. Within a few hours of Riviera Maya are several outstanding archeological sites, which are best visited with a knowledgeable guide. The Tulum ruins are the remains of a Pre-Columbian walled city, and is a smaller scale of Chichen Itza in nearby Yucatan. Tulum offers a great afternoon trip from Riviera Maya, whereas Chichen Itza is a 3-hour drive. The Indagare bookings team can arrange a helicopter trip or road trip to Chichen Itza with a renowned archeologist for the day.

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