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Ruta Puuc, Merida

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Explore Ruta Puuc, a network of five Maya archaeological sites in the Puuc hills region of Yucatan. Bring plenty of water and set off to discover the 41 km (25 mile) route that connects the Puuc Mayan ruins. Pay a visit to Uxmal, a well-maintained World Heritage Site that features the imposing "House of the Magician" pyramid, as well as other temples, palaces, and religious sculptures. Observe the Labna arches, stroll the ancient Mayan road of "sacbe," and meet the modern-day Maya people to learn about their culture and history. Our Merida trip itinerary planner makes visiting Ruta Puuc and other Merida attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • On all our visits to the Yucatan over the last two decades, we have always taken time with our rental vehicles to travel the Ruta Puuc. It is always a wondrous experience and exploration of all the Ma...  more »
  • If you are a fan of Mayan history and architecture you are obliged to visit the archaeological sites of the Puuc Zone, such as Uxmal, Kabah... whose stone architecture is beautiful. If you are accompanied by someone with knowledge in archaeology and architecture, these sites are a delight to the trained eye.
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