Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Coba

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Must see · Ruin · Tourist Spot
Marvel at centuries-old architecture with a visit to Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, whose name means "water stirred by wind" in Mayan. Home to the tallest Mayan pyramid located in modern-day Mexico, which stands at 40 m (130 ft), the archaeological site showcases the ingenuity of ancient architects. Experience a steep climb to the top of the pyramid, where you can catch various views over the site. Take a tour to learn about the cultural and scientific achievements of the Mayan people, who were the first to acknowledge the importance of the number zero in mathematics. Use our Coba trip itinerary site to visit Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá on your trip to Coba, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Coba Is a magnificent site only 40 min from Tûlum . We spend 2 hours Trecking in the Jungle and really enjoy our day . Mayan people are very Friendly and sweet . We contact a Private Guide her name.....  more »
  • The Mayan ruins of Cobá are a huge complex of temples, pyramids, ball courts and more. The 3 main areas within Cobá cover about 80 square kilometers. To really see this site, you should expect to...  more »
  • Do it with a tour guide. They explain it further than just looking at ruins but their actual historical relationship. And Mayan culture is so interesting you'll want to hear it all. I loved our trip there. It's amazing it see what humans are capable of.
  • A better site than Tulum. After seeing this ruin I feel Tulum is overrated

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