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Tour Sacred Mayan Ruins

Take a step back in time and explore ancient Mayan ruins in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Belize. Visit Mayapan, Chichen Itza, Xunantunich, Xel-Ha, Muyil, Tikal, Ek Balam and more.

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Mayapan Ruins

Also known as the Banner of the Mayas, Mayapan is considered the last great Maya capital. The Pre-Columbian Maya site is south of the town of Telchaquillo, which is in Yucatán, Mexico. More than 4000 structures, most residences, are packed with the ancient city’s walls. Archeologists believe that Mayapan’s main temple is a smaller version of Chichen Itza’s Temple of Kukulkan.

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