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Dzibilchaltun Ruins

Merida 156782, Mexico
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Dzibilchaltun Ruins Tour and Progreso Beach Break from Merida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place where everything is accessible. Nice little museum, cenote, ruins and a sense of peace on this site. I could feel the area and have a sense of how it used to be. Not as commercialized as Chichen Itza. Even the restaurant was nice....More

Thank Thinkrbel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite big area with many ruins which you can climb on! To reach the most remote part of this complex, where the sun rays passes through the window during equinox, you will have to walk about 10 minutes straight. We've spent more than two hours...More

Thank Jarosław B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked the tour of the Dzibilchaltun Ruins with Turitransmerida. The tour guide was excellent and he would always call be my name. That shows this tour company is very professional because usually tour guides dont call you by your first name. My favorite place...More

Thank travelerd2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can't describe how incredible is this place. You can visit ruins and swim at the same place. If you're Mexican and show your ID it's free entrance on Sunday.

Thank Ximena C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a place not to well know for the turism that comes from Cancun or the cruise ships It is very beautiful and there is a cenote that used to supply water for this mayan city, the cenote is spectacular with crystal clear water...More

Thank Juan307
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a tour to ruins. It was a short bus ride from Progreso. It is a small site but very interesting and convenient. There is a small temple, pyramid, and walls and steps. You are allowed to climb on them. There is also...More

Thank Suanne P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dzibilchaltun is so close to Merida and such an amazing site. In the summer months it is very hot, May 19th it was 102 f when we visited. From one end to the Temple of the Seven Dolls it is a good mile walk. Make...More

1  Thank Andy H
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This was an extensive Mayan ruins site, with pyramids in various states of collapse, myriad buildings and plenty of ancient things to climb on, a cool, clear cenote with swimming allowed. Be warned, go here in cooler months. There is sparse shade and the sun...More

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

A friend recommended that we should go to this archaeological zone, and we took some friends from Australia. We all loved the place, and were quite surprised at the size and amount of buildings found on site. Unfortunately the museum was closed, like every Monday....More

Thank IndraRojo
Reviewed 10 May 2017

While there are numerous sites in the Yucatan and most within a few hours from Merida, Dzibilchaltun is a must visit. This is an unrestored site and very original and one of the oldest. Try to go on the equinox and go early to see...More

Thank Marc B
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Does it cost to see the ruins? No tour
22 March 2017|
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Response from d7bythesea | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but it isn't much. I think it was about $3 or $4 dl. If you have an INAPAM card (Mexico old age card) it is free. You can self-tour. The museum is well worth seeing. There are great changing rooms if you want to... More
I read on the carnival site that backpacks were not allowed inside. Are you allowed to take a small purse or fanny pack?
24 October 2016|
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Response from Serena B | Reviewed this property |
one large back pack was not allowed to come with us. It isn't a far walk. No trouble to carry stuff for a little while!
Hi! I'm in Merida until the 5th and seeing DzIbilchaltun is on my list! I would like to know how much the cab was from Merida to the ruins. Do you recommend ruins first, followed by museum? How much to hire a guide? Was it easy to get a cab back? Is there a place to change in/out of swim clothes? Thank you! Oh, is it better to take a tour bus there?
29 December 2015|
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Response from LynnBarbee | Reviewed this property |
Backpacks have to be checked but totes don't. At our last visit we transferred towels from the backpacks to the totes and took them in. I'd suggest leaving the cenote til last, wear your swimsuit under your clothes and when... More