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The Maya Civilization is one of the most prominent ancient cultures with a distinct style, complex religion and rich mythology. The Maya achieved great accomplishments in the fields of mathematics, astrology and architecture. 

Their nation extended through an area known as Mesoamerica, which includes the Mexican states of Tabasco, Chiapas, Campeche, Yucatán and Quintana Roo as well as Belize, Guatemala and Honduras. The legacy of the great Maya nation can seen in their ruins that remain scattered throughout these countries. Visitors to Cancun are fortunate that some of the most spectacular Maya ruins are within easy reach. Click on the names listed below for details of each site.

Uxmal and the Puuc Route Cobá Ek Balam Chichén Itzá
Rió Bec Route
Valley of the Masks
Oxtankah  Muyil chichen itza copy.jpg (12362 bytes)
Castillo of Kukulcan 
during the equinox
 Ruinas del Rey 
(Ruins of the King)
San Gervaiso Tulum Xel-Há 
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