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Headquarters of Bishop Landa, the friar who both destroyed the ancient Mayan civilization by burning its codexes, and preserved it for posterity by providing the only written documentation of Mayan society.
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  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“carriage ride” (7 reviews)
“great view” (6 reviews)
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Izamal, Mexico
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"carriage ride"
in 7 reviews
"middle of town"
in 6 reviews
"great view"
in 6 reviews
"main pyramid"
in 3 reviews
"magical city"
in 3 reviews
"walking distance"
in 2 reviews
"easy access"
in 2 reviews
"surrounding area"
in 2 reviews
"mexican government"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 4 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 3 reviews
"mayan site"
in 2 reviews
"ruins"
in 45 reviews
"base"
in 10 reviews
"yucatan"
in 18 reviews
"chichen"
in 9 reviews
"structure"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our driver suggested a detour to avoid the monotony if the highway to Tulum We are glad he suggested it because we passed through some interesting villages and found Izamal to be a very charming oasis in the middle of the Savannah You can walk...More

Thank Paul G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply amazing and a must to visit! Spectacular only begins to describe this experience in the second largest enclosed space in the world...Second to the Vatican. The tour is well worth the 10 pesos to see the many gowns created for the statue of the...More

Thank Donna L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The yellow town of Izamal (painted that colour in honour of a visit by The Pope in 1993 and carried on now with the council supplying the paint and owners the workforce.) is built around a massive largely unexplored Mayan site. With about 20 buildings...More

Thank FerringFairy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this site recently and were enthralled at its size and relationship to the other ruins in town. The view from the top of the main structure is of a sea of green, with the horizon far away in all four directions. Its elevation...More

Thank frederickc969
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

The ruins are fascinating, as all Mayan ruins are -- but it was really sad to pass by the ginormous church which had scavenged the ruins in order to build the church...and see how magnificent one was as compared to the other.

Thank StuartandDenese
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

If you are in the area of Izamal you truly deserve to visit it. It is also known as the yellow city. It's very walkable and perfect for a morning or day out with a lot of shopping area. The convent is located at the...More

Thank Anthony C
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

The history behind this city is amazing as well as the charm that is displayed there. Very colorful and a photographers delight

Thank joemA7195HZ
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

We took the carriage ride around town which stopped at all of the pyramids, I think there were 7. Sizes varied from massive to "normal", this is the only town I've been to where the pyramids are simply part of virtually every neighborhood. Take the...More

Thank aerowood2016
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

While this pyramid is not as large as Kinich Kakmo pyramid, it is one of the most preserved pyramids in the area. This pyramid is also much easier to climb. There is also a nice shaded seating area at the base of the pyramid.

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Right in the middle of the city surrounded be homes is an ancient pyramid that overlooks the city. When my wife and I climbed the ruins we were all alone with the exception of two local young girls playing on one side. Although we were...More

Thank Mark1539
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