The top destination for Mexican ruins in the Mexican Caribbean, Tulum is a very popular destination for visitors from around the world hoping to explore these mysterious structures. There are dozens of individual sites to see, enough to keep your days full of exploring these pre-Columbian structures.
Like learning about the historical roots of countries you visit? If that's the case, you might enjoy visiting some of these historical sites while on vacation in Tulum. Just click on each place's name to get full details.
One popular destination is Tulum Maya Ruins. It is found within the heart of Tulum. If you're planing on visiting Tulum, make sure you set aside an entire day to do so. Located on Tulum property are about 60 well preserved buildings, as well as numerous other natural sites to see, most of which are housed within the Sian Ka'an biosphere.
Another landmark that often intrigues visitors is Temple Of The Wind. It is found within Tulum Maya Ruins and located in the heart of Tulum. The temple itself is in a park of an entire collection of ruins, many of which you can climb. Temple of the Winds, however, is not one of them.
House Of The Chultun: These ruins at one time served as a water mane. The rainwater would drain into an underground storage area and be used by the Maya at a later time.
Review the table just below to see historical sites in Tulum.
|Casa del Cenote at Tulum Mayan Ruins||--||Central Tulum|
|House Of The Chultun||--||Central Tulum|
|House Of The Columns||--||Central Tulum|
|Lookout Tower||--||Central Tulum|
|Sian Ka'an Arch (Entrance To Biosphere)||(984) 141-4245||5.8 mi. South of Central Tulum|
|Temple Of The Descending God||--||Central Tulum|
|Temple Of The Initial Series (Temple Of The Stellae)||--||Central Tulum|
|Temple Of The Sea||--||Central Tulum|
|Temple Of The Wind||--||Central Tulum|
|The Grand Palace||--||Central Tulum|
|Tulum Maya Ruins||(987) 882-0972||Central Tulum|
|Tulum Outer Wall||--||Central Tulum|
|Xel Ha Ruins||(998) 883-3143||9.7 mi. Northeast of Central Tulum|
Travelers may explore some other interesting attractions in this area.
If the nitty gritty aspects of life by the sea intrigue you, consider visiting Tulum Lighthouse. The Tulum Lighthouse is located just south of the Maya ruin on top of the Salta Iman cliff. While visitors are welcome to visit the lighthouse, it is usually passed over.
|Tulum Lighthouse||Lighthouse||Central Tulum||Mexico|
Of course, Tulum includes additional attraction types. For a more thorough discussion of other attractions, go to this page.
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