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Ruta Puuc, Merida

#11 of 166 in Things to do in Merida
Landmark · Tourist Spot
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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  • My 3 star rating is for Neutral, not Average, as we didn't make it due to closure. Making the Puuc loop is a great excursions you can make from Merida. If you get up early, you can make it in a day...  more »
  • The main site, Uxmal, is perhaps the most beautiful in all of Yucatan, though it is worth the effort to hire a guide to see Kabah, Sayil, Xlapak, and Labna, which are just down the road. You can stay....  more »

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