This is one of the most visited Mayan ruins, attracting 2.5 million tourists a year. To get the ruins from Cozumel, take the ... More
This is one of the most visited Mayan ruins, attracting 2.5 million tourists a year. To get the ruins from Cozumel, take the ferry to Playa del Carmen; from there it's about an hour bus ride to the ruins. The most notable of structure is the "Temple of the Descending God" with its remarkable doorway carving of a deity falling to earth. For a guided tour contact Turismo Aviomar, Intermar Caribe or Classique Travel. Admission is USD3 except for Sundays and holidays when admission is free. There is also a USD5 fee to use a video camera.
If you really want to see some ruins, go to Chichen Itza instead. But if you want a little taste of the Mayan history and a wonderful view, Tulum is your place. Go early and bring water because it's a walk from the parking area and HOT HOT HOT. I don't recommend going on a tour, unless the group is very small. It's easy enough to drive to from Playa Del Carmen and not so complicated and huge that you need help navicating the ruins.
Tulum was such an amazing place to visit. I went to a tour there when i visited Mexico and I was facinated by all the arcetecture..It's amazing to see all that the Mayan people accomplished. I would recommend Tulum to anyone!