Tulum | Mayan Ruins on the Beach

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Surrounded by tropical jungle, ancient archeological monuments and subterranean lakes, Tulum, one the the Pueblos Mágicos of Quintana Roo, is one of the most representative regions of the Riviera Maya for its prodigious nature and its little explored beaches.

It is known as a fishing village located on the shores of the Caribbean Sea, where tranquility and connection with the ocean are two inherent elements of this archaeological jewel. The bohemian and rustic aspect that characterizes Tulum is its main attraction, which accompanied by a jungle lung and an indigenous heritage, composes an ideal destination for an unforgettable vacation.

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The city of Tulum is located 70 kilometers from the tourist heart of the Riviera Maya and all of Quintana Roo: Playa del Carmen. With easy access from this central location, Tulum is specifically located inside the Parque Nacional de Este, a space dedicated to ecotourism and the animal preservation of the island.

History, culture and marine diversity are elements that stand out in this Mexican region. It is known locally as the most photogenic place in Quintana Roo because of its large archeological zone by the sea. Creations that date back to 1000 A.D. as fortresses built by the Mayan tribes that lived there.


Tulum Archaeological Site

This archaeological site located in front of the sea in the Riviera Maya is one of the most photographed in Mexico because of the beautiful contrast between the sober ruins and the radiant Caribbean.

The main building of the complex is El Castillo, which was an astronomical observatory and a lighthouse that helped Mayan navigators to navigate the Great Reef located a few meters from the coast.Other relevant constructions of the Archaeological Zone of Tulum are the Palace, the Temple of the Descending God and the Temple of the Frescos.

The first was a residential building of the political and religious elite of the walled city of Tulum, while the second is so called by a figure situated in the door that seems to descend from the sky. In the Temple of the Frescoes there are some paintings of fabulous beings that make suppose that the Mayan artists had a great imagination or carried out the works under the effects of some hallucinogen.