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Tulum Discovery Tour from Cancun
"Enjoy a half-day tour to the magical Mayan ruins of Tulum located in one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean. You will be picked up at your hotel in Cancun or the Riviera Maya and head to Tulum to visit the ruins. This is the perfect t giving you an in-depth understanding of the significance of this city from centuries past and the Mayan culture that it contained. See incredible buildings and temples and learn more about the Maya influence in the Yucatan Peninsula. You will then drive back to Cancun and be dropped off at your hotel at around 2-2:30pm."""The perfect tour for those wishing to visit part of the Mayan culture and enjoy one of the best views of the Mexican Caribbean. Return to your hotel early in order to be able to enjoy the rest of the day relaxing.title=Highlights&1=4-hour+morning+tour+of+Tulum&2=Take+in+Tulum%E2%80%99s+incredible+location+overlooking+the+glittering+Caribbean+Sea&3=Walk+through+the+ruins+of+this+abandoned+city+and+learn+its+history+from+a+knowledgeable+guide&4=Enjoy+pickup+and+drop""
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Tulum Explorer Tour from Cancun and Riviera Maya
"You will be picked up from your Cancun or Riviera Maya hotel and head to explore Tulum. One of Tulum Mexico's greatest features is its location. Tulum was built by the ancient Mayas on 39-feet high cliffs facing the Caribbean Sea. The combination of well you will learn that Tulum inhabitants used to be responsible for the trade of goods into other cities and settlements in the Yucatan Peninsula such as Coba and Chichen Itza. Archaeologists have found items that suggest that there were commercial bonds between Tulum Mexico and other prehispanic cities in what is now Central and South America.Come and explore the wonderful Tulum ruins. Yo"""Tulum is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Mexico and definitely an archaeological site you just can't miss on your next vacation in Cancun Playa del Carmen or Riviera Maya."title=Highlights&1=Explore+ancient+Tulum&2=See+one+of+the+area%27s+most+popular+archaeological+sites&3=Hotel+pickup+and+entrance+fees+included&4=Informative%2C+friendly+and+professional+guide
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Tulum Discovery Tour from Riviera Maya
"Your half-day tour begins with hotel pickup in the Riviera Maya. From there you'll head to the Mayan ruins of Tulum located in one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean. This tour is perfect for those who'd like to see a little bit of the Mayan culture while also seeing wonderful views of the Mexican Caribbean. ""Visit the Tulum ruins and learn about the Mayan culture seeing one of the best views of the Mexican Caribbean. Your tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off.title=Highlights&1=Excellent+value+for+money&2=All+entrance+fees+included&3=Hotel+pickup+included&4=Informative%2C+friendly+and+professional+guide"""Playa del Carmen
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Tulum Ruins Tips (60)

The small beach near the ruins

There is a small, beautiful beach right between El Castillo and Templo del viento. But this is the most accesible beach so it can be a bit crowded here. Anyway it's great to cool off a bit in the sea...
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Maria_75
Nov 10, 2004

Iguanas on the ruins

Everywhere around the ruins you can see iguanas. It's almost like they have inhabited the site, and are carefully watching their precious ruins. They have the same color as the stones so it can be...
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Maria_75
Nov 10, 2004

The ruins of Tulum

It is believed that Tulum was first occupied around 1200 AD, and they continued building untill after the spanish arrived. A fresco even shows a Mayan God standing next to a horse, and horses were...
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Maria_75
Nov 10, 2004

Ruins and beach, a perfect combination

The main reason for going to Tulum is the maya ruins, the long white beaches and the turquise sea. The best of all is that you can do all of this at the same time. The ruins of Tulum are not the...
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Maria_75
Nov 10, 2004

A wedding at the Tulum Ruins

The last week of august I was invited to go to the Bahia Principe and photograph a wedding. As I was surfing the net to see what was to see and do in Cancun I came across the ruins at Tulúm and...
Photosbug
Oct 12, 2004

Mayan Ruins at Tulum

The Mayan Ruins here are on a cliff overlooking the sea. The moment I set eyes on this place my breath was taken away. It is hard to describe the beauty of this small part of the earth. If you go, I...
peach93
Aug 11, 2004

Ruins

The ruins themselves of Tulum will not impress you nearly as much as the ones in Uxmal or Chichen Itza. They are a lot smaller and there is not as much detail as some of the other sites. However with...
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chris_i79
May 31, 2004

Tulum Ruins

These are the ruins of different Maya Temples.As you could see in the picture there is a hole on the left building, one day a year moon lighting go through that hole and made a figure on the building...
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supermediania
May 31, 2004

Tulum ruins-El Palacio

This building was the residence of the most important people of Tulum. There are benches along the wall which were used as seats and perhaps as beds and a sanctuary in the back of the building where...
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Dabs
Dec 11, 2003

Other buildings

Besides the main buildings mentioned previously, some other can be seen inside the walls:> El Gran Palácio (Great Palace)> El Grupo del Norte (Northern Group)> La Casa del Cenote (House of...
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micas_pt
Oct 29, 2003

Tulum - III

Tulum is located about 130 km from Cancún and it's easily accessible, whether you are driving, using public transportation or on a guided tour. There is a huge parking space were you will get off the...
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micas_pt
Oct 29, 2003

Tulum - II

Tulum social hierarchy was: > Dominant Class, in charge of Government and Religion, as well as taking care of public acts, astronomical observation and commerce. > Middle Class, that performed...
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micas_pt
Oct 29, 2003
 
 
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Waalewiener

"The Ruins and the Cove of Tulum & Caribbean..."
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"TULUM - maya ruins, white beaches and turquise sea"
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peach93

"Ahhhhh. The Yucatan"
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"TULUM ---- ESTADO DE QUINTANA ROO"
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Things to Do Near Tulum

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Mexico Kan Tours

I decided to take a trip around Latin America and started in Tulum, Mexico. The beach was amazing but I wanted other experiences besides sipping cocktails in the beach all day. A friend told me about...
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Tulum

Tulum is not too far from Cancun that you can't go or too close to be exagerated full. Tulum is located at a good distance 2hr drive from Cancun. THere's many ways to get there; by renting a car or...
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Xel-Ha

Rivalling with its neighbour Xcaret, this park is an absolute "must see". It doesn't have so many attractions as an amusement park, but it is gorgeous as a natural park. It is a breeding area for...
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Xel-Ha

Rio de la Vida means River of Life. This is the main estuary for Xel Ha lagoon. There is a cement path way around the lagoon. At the far end from the dinning area there path leads to an arch which is...
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Akumal Beach

The beach at Akumal is beautiful but more specifically, it is the water and lack of waves. Unlike other beaches around riviera maya, Akumal has a reef or barrier just off shore. You can see in the...
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Ecopark Kantun Chi

Before the Grotto tour, we visited this small Cenote and swam in it, at the beggining we were quite suspicious and the water was very cold, but was a good preparation for the dive in the big cenotes...
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