Tulum - pre-Columbian city of Maya civilization, which served as a port for the city of Coba. The ruins of Tulum are on the 12-meter cliffs on the shores of the Caribbean Sea. Tulum is one of the best preserved Mayan coastal cities and is very popular among tourists.

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Map of Tulum

In fact, from Tulum it remained not so many in the main temples of the passage is forbidden, you can only inspect the standing side by side, although at the time the Spanish conquistador Juan de Grijalva likened Tulum in size and grandeur of the Spanish Sevilla. The city has been inhabited since about 70 years after the conquest of the Spanish conquistadors, and then finally abandoned. At the same time the Mayan descendants visited the city before the end of the 20th century, it was for them a kind of "force place" as long as the tourists visiting the ruins it was too much.

However, there is Tulum.

Tulum Pueblo – It is a small town with a population of about 15 thousand people, located 2 km. from the ruins. The city lives mainly due to tourism, here are located hotels with cafes, bars and travel agencies.
The resort zone of Tulum (Tulum Playa) - located along the Caspian Sea coast towards the Biosphere Reserve Sian Ka'an. There are comfortable hotels, some are built in traditional Mayan style with thatched roofs. A wide range of bars, restaurants and nightclubs. Tulum's beaches are considered among the most beautiful in Mexico. An additional advantage is that in the area of Tulum are a large number of cave systems and cenotes such as Maya Blue, Naaron, Temple of Doom, Tortuga, Vaca, Grand cenote, Abehas, Nooch-Kiin and Karvosh. It is also not far from the famous Tulum is a system of underground rivers Sac Actun.

Tulum hotels

Despite its small size, tourism in Tulum developed at 100%. This is facilitated by beautiful beaches, some of the best in Mexico, clear turquoise water, perfect for diving, as well as the proximity of both the natural and historical attractions. As a result of all this in Tulum sufficient number of hotels. Basically it is not big hotels from 5 to 20 rooms, some of which are made in the traditional style of the Maya with thatched roofs. The cost of living in hotels start from about $ 30 for a double room in the city a few kilometers from the beach and ends at the price of 500-700 dollars in a luxury eco-hotel on the shores of the Caribbean Sea. Search Tulum hotels

Tulum how to reach

From Playa del Carmen and Cancun to Tulum can be reached by bus and collectivo. Sollectivo - it's like our minibuses. From Cancún bus road will take about 2 hours (135 km), the fare is about 100 pesos. On the collectivo, the fare of 50 pesos. From Playa road takes about an hour (60 km) and cost 60 pesos to 40 pesos collectivo costs.
To get to the ruins, you get off at the first stop in Tulum at a crossroads. From a stop to the ruins of approximately 1.5 km.

Tulum travel photos

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Ruins of Tulum on the Caribbean coast. I was a bit unlucky with the weather was cloudy, drizzling rain and strong winds.

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Entrance to the main temple at Tulum, access is closed.

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The main temple at Tulum.

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The ruins of the city

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Bay Tulum

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The main temple at Tulum.

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