El Castillo (meaning the castle), Chichen Itza’s largest and most famous structure. A UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World this is possibly the most famous Mayan ruins of them all.
There are many notable ruins in the Yucatan area of Mexico including Tulum, Chichen Itza, and Coba. Ek Balam is probably the least well-known of the 4, and even though I’ve visited many Mayan ruins throughout Central America Ek Balam stands apart from the rest.
Climb atop the 130 foot high El Castillo temple and over two dozen other structures at Xunantunich. An incredible and unique Mayan site full of history and intrigue.
Tulum might be one of the most famous Mayan ancient ruins but does that mean it’s a great travel destination? It’s very hot and very crowded – but it has an amazing beach. Get tips for visiting here.