Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá, Coba

#2 of 43 in Historic Sites in Quintana Roo
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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  • This place is straight out of Tomb Raider. The most important buildings have been excavated and restored but most are still covered by the jungle, giving this place a different sense of charm to the.....  more »
  • Worth a visit as it’s fairly undeveloped for tourism. You can’t go on main pyramid as you might think but some of the other ruins can be explored hands on. We took the colectivo from our resort 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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