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Discover the enigmatic Maya world in the Mexican Caribbean

Discover the enigmatic Maya world in the Mexican Caribbean

The Mayas were one of the most influential civilizations in Mesoamerica, leaving us outstanding contributions in astronomy, herbalism, mathematics, and architecture, which have lasted until today.

Cancun and the Riviera Maya are destinations that, to this day, continue to have a significant influence on the ancient Mayan cities and show the splendor of this culture, so on your next trip, you can not miss visiting some of the most representative sites of the Maya.

In this new Nexus blog, we present you the Mayan archaeological sites you have to visit in your next vacation in the Mexican Caribbean.

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San Miguelito Archaeological Zone

The San Miguelito archaeological zone is located in Cancun's hotel zone, at km 16.5 of Kukulkan Boulevard. It is composed of four structures that show how the ancient inhabitants of the region lived. To get here, you must enter through the Mayan Museum of Cancun, where you will also find one of the most significant archaeological collections in the country. It is undoubtedly an ideal place to enjoy a quiet walk while admiring these vestiges and learning about the history of Cancún.

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West of the Magical Town of Tulum is Coba, this incredible archaeological site in the middle of the Riviera Maya jungle will surprise you. Your visit will be unforgettable, as you can make the tour by bicycle and face the challenge of climbing the great pyramid Nohoch Mul, considered the highest in the Yucatan Peninsula.




The walled city facing the Caribbean Sea is waiting for you to discover its beauty. This is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the region and one of the most visited by national and international tourists. Here you will admire buildings such as the Castillo, the highest foundation of Tulum. After touring the archaeological site, you can relax on one of the beaches of this Magical Town..


Chichén Itzá

During your trip to Cancun, we recommend taking a tour of the archaeological site of Chichén Itzá in the neighboring state of Yucatan. This is one of the most emblematic sites of Maya culture. It is considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New Seven Wonders of the Modern World and is a must-see in the Yucatan Peninsula.

Give a special touch to your vacations and marvel at the history, tradition, and mysticism of one of the world's great cultures.

Discover all the attractions that Cancun and Riviera Maya have for you. Contact NexusTours, your destination experts, and live the best travel experience.