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Details on the governors palace in the ancient Mayan ruins of Uxmal Mexico

Known for its rotund structures, the World Heritage site of Uxmal is steeped in myths and legends.

What really marks Uxmal out is its Maya artwork. The Governor’s Palace is covered in stone mosaics of serpents, astronomical symbols and depictions of ancient gods.

Uxmal can be visited as an easy day trip from Merida, or as part of the Puuc Route that takes visitors on a day trip to the Puuc Maya sites of Uxmal, Kabah, Sayil, Xlapak, and Labna as well as the caves of Loltun.


Astounding Maya artwork

Known for its rotund structures, the World Heritage site of Uxmal is steeped in myths and legends. Take for example the 130ft high Pyramid of the Magician, which greets you at the site’s entrance. The myth is that it was built in a single night, however, sadly archaeologists disproved this, believing instead that it was built in five stages between the 6th and 10th more

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