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El Rey Ruins (Zona Arqueologica El Rey)

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Address: Blvd Kukulcan Km 17 | Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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The past meets the present in this ancient Mayan structure located right in...

The past meets the present in this ancient Mayan structure located right in the middle of Cancun's Hotel Zone.

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Local place for hotel zone

Thought would visit here as it was fairly local and wanted to venture outside of the resort, we went at a bad time as it was the middle of the day and was scorching! There wasn't... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Birmingham, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Thought would visit here as it was fairly local and wanted to venture outside of the resort, we went at a bad time as it was the middle of the day and was scorching! There wasn't much shade here so we didn't spend as long there as we had planned too. Lots of ruins to look at, lack of information... More 

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West Covina, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth the $3.00 usd to enter. Well kept lawns as you walk around the ruins with some info at a few of the sites. 1 to 2 hours to go thru the ruins

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can purchase tickets at the entrance and wander on your own. Its not a big place. You will probably be done in 1.5 - 2hrs.

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Thank Elena H
San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent whole day visiting Mayan ruins at Tulum.I learned lots about Mayan history.Lots of restaurants,shops with souvenirs around this place ,Nice Mayan show.

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Thank KrystynaJab
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely something worth visiting. Walk with water, wear your sunscreen because the sun was BLAZING! and ensure as well some kind of insect repellent is on because there are bugs! lol but definitely beautiful for unique pictures

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Thank Rossina R
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to visit Chitzen Itza, but were concerned about a hot day trip for my son with asthma. Instead we visited El Rey, which is close to the hotel zone. It is a small site, but gives you a great idea about how the Mayans lived and if your kids like iguanas, this is the place to see them.... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to walk to the ruins from our resort and it was well worth it. For 2 of us it was $6 plus we chose to pay an additional $11 for a guided tour. The nice man providing the tour was very knowledgeable. We spent around an hour at the site - took some nice pictures and enjoyed... More 

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Goose Creek
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The El Rey Ruins is a lovely little ruins. It is located just down from the CANCUN sign. It cost about 3usd to get in. Some shade should take you about 45 - 60 minutes to get through.

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Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is located very convenient - you can walk or take a local bus to get there. The entrance well marked and you cannot miss it. Majority locals know well about this place. You can pay in $$ for your ticket. Check on-line for open hours.

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Wharton, New Jersey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Tulum, Coba and Chichen Itza but did not regret the time spent at El Rey. If you will stay at the hotel zone, try to take the bus and visit this place. Entrance fee is also cheap.

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