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Zona Arqueologica Acanceh

Merida 97380, Mexico
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Roadside history

We were on our way back from swimming in cenotes and saw this place in a small town. Quick but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Allen A
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Michigan
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Interesting stucco decorations

There is a stone pyramid protected by a roof and accessible by a catwalk on the North side of Calle... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
Ian R
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Pointe Claire, Canada
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4 weeks ago
“Roadside history ”
Feb 20, 2018
“Interesting stucco decorations”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Merida 97380, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were on our way back from swimming in cenotes and saw this place in a small town. Quick but interesting stop to see more ruins.

Thank Allen A
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

There is a stone pyramid protected by a roof and accessible by a catwalk on the North side of Calle 21 between Calles 16 and 20, near the main square of Acanceh. It's worth a brief visit if you are passing through Acanceh. It is...More

Thank Ian R
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Acanceh is a small city with an ancient Mayan pyramid in the center of town. Acanceh was founded sometime between 200 and 300ad. The ancient Maya city covered more than 4 square kilometers, and had about 400 buildings. Only three of these buildings have been...More

Thank Anthony C
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Only thing, do not go to cuzama, the ejidatarios split the best cenotes one for each other, so is no longer a must

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

The Acanceh ruins are literally in the middle of the city of Acanceh, across the street from the church. They are small, only two restored pyramids, but some original fresco work can be seen. Archaeological work only began in earnest in 1996. It's amazing to...More

Thank Ben M
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