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Address: Coba, Mexico
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Coba (pronounced cō-bǝ) is an ancient Maya city on the Yucatán Peninsula,...

Coba (pronounced cō-bǝ) is an ancient Maya city on the Yucatán Peninsula, located in what is now northeastern Quintana Roo, Mexico. The site is the nexus of the largest network of stone causeways of the ancient Mayan world, and it contains many engraved and sculpted stelae that document ceremonial life and important events of the Late Classic Period (AD 600-900) of Mesoamerican civilization.[1] The adjacent modern village bearing the same name, reported a population of 1,278 inhabitants in the 2010 Mexican federal census.[2]

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Cobá Pyramid

A must see! Though this ruin site is quite large, and contains many pyramids, it is the only site in the area where you are permitted to climb on one of the pyramids - this also... read more

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A must see! Though this ruin site is quite large, and contains many pyramids, it is the only site in the area where you are permitted to climb on one of the pyramids - this also happens to be the largest. The climb is quite steep, but you are able to attack it at your own pace, and a rope... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Roberto and Alex our guides were great and gave a great insight into Mayan history and life style. Climbing the steps was exhausting but worth it . Great views and a good work out but would take your time as the heat can get to you .the sonote was great and the food wasn't bad for lunch. Visiting the Mayan... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to Coba as part of a tour. It was amazing to see these ruins and walk among the path that the Mayans had once walked on. However, it was super steamy in the jungle that day, and I was feeling more overwhelmed by the fact that the air was thick and heavy than I was by the majesty... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First time visiting a Maya ruin and it is so worth the trip. I was planning to go to Chitchen Itza ruins but a local recommended to go to Coba because it is the last year they are allowing to climb it- they are deteriorating and people are abusing the the ruins. The Nohuch Mu temple is pretty high and... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We knew we wanted to visit Mayan Ruins on our vacation to Mexico and chose Coba because it is the only one where visitors can climb to the top. We two boys (10 and 12) of course we had to head here!. We did a tour through Alltournative with Denise and she was very knowledgeable about the history of the... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked this through our cruise ship on Royal Caribbean. It was a full day. The tour company picked us up in Playa and we drove right to the spot. From the parking lot we walked while there is the option of hiring a bicycle driver. This is one of the few Mayan ruins you may climb up. The view... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I won't ramble on for a long time I'll just get straight to it, for me and my partner this was our most favourite trip in any country we've been! We booked through TUI (we were staying at the Grand Sirenis in Riviera Maya) Jose who was the host/guide was a very charismatic and funny guy he is from the... More 

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I booked a tour to Coba with a company called alltournative,their tour turned out to be in two part, the first part to a Mayan village, where they took you absailing, ziplining, keyaking then swiming in a stunning new sink hole. During this part you also took part in a mayan blessing to ask for a safe journey and swim... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't need to book a tour. You will need very comfortable shoes because it's a long walk to the ruins. Also to climb up is very scary so make sure you have good shoes. It's worth the climb it's so beautiful at the top! The bike ride taxis are a lot of fun also. Fun day definitely worth the trip.... More 

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Travel is my passion.while working here in cozumel quintana roo mexico i have taken about 20 different trips.one of the sojourn trips was to Coba,tulum and a cenote.25th nov 2016 i visited this archeological site.my tour cost me about 60 american$.included was the travel to and from from playa del carmen,sightseeing,a cenote and a buffet lunch at a local mexican... More 

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