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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.
The pyramid here is in reasonable shape and it's easy to climb most of the way up. You get a nice view of the town as well.Just park and walk up. No admission. Leave with another impressive of a local Mayan pyramid, one of the...More
There are a few ruins dotted around Izamal but if you go to the Kinich - Kanmo one in the north of the city , the stroll to the top of the ruined pyramid affords you a panoramic view of the town and the surrounding...More
The best way to see the ruins is to take a horsecart ride thru the town. We had our own guide, but the driver can tell you a little about the ruins. One is climbable. I enjoyed the ride as well as seeing a bit...More
This is supposed to be one of the largest solid buildings in the continent, though its hard to tell from what you can still see. Nevertheless its a feat to climb the pyramid and enjoy the view over the billiard table flatness of the Yucatan...More
A ruins site right in the town of Izamal is quite the site!
This is a free site to visit with an easy access to the site. Great view of the city from all four sides.
Can’t imagine living across the street!
From Merida it takes about one hour by colectivo to come here.
The ruins are an absolute contrast to Chichen Iza. In former times it must have been a big complex.
It's free of charge and there are very few tourists.
It's worth comming here
First time here and we where very pleasantly surprised. It’s a beautiful little town, the golden color of all the buildings make every corner a great photo op. The Mercado was awesome, we tried lots of fruit and snacks as we walked around. The monastery...More