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Dzibilchaltún, Merida

4.5
#2 of 12 in Historic Sites in Merida
Must see · Ruin · Tourist Spot
Witness the mysterious structures and culture of a long-disappeared civilization at Dzibilchaltún. Continuously inhabited for thousands of years, this grand settlement is now open to explore, and you can even climb the structure for great views over the site. Check out the museum here, and study artifacts uncovered from the site, from tiny sculptures to metal bells. After exploring the site, consider cooling off in the cenote, where the resident fish will give you a pedicure. To visit Dzibilchaltún and get the most from your holiday in Merida, create itinerary details personal to you using our Merida online itinerary planner.
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  • Most Mayan sites around Merida are south or east of it, which makes Dzibilchaltun pretty much out of the way. Dzibilchaltun is a convenient site for those heading north to Progresso, so it could be...  more »
  • Tried to get a colectivo from Merida but couldn't find one. Got a taxi for MXN$200. He offered to wait for MXN$800 but I declined. Discovered Uber in Yucatan which got us out to Progreso for MXN$110.....  more »
Google
  • Very cool place to check out and roam around. There are lots more "building" I hope they uncover. Lots and lots of walking
  • A great archeological site. I was impressed to see the "doll house". Very exciting

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