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Ekbalam Archaeological Site in Yucatan, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ®Ekbalam is located 15 kilometers from Valladolid via highway 180, in the State of Yucatan Mexico.

Ekbalam was founded in the year 100 BC, it probably was one of the most powerful Pre-Hispanic Mayan cities, economically, religiously and socially speaking.

It reached the height of its power during the Late Classical period (600-1000 AC).

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This important city covered an area of some 12 sq. kilometers. Containing 45 structures, the site in surrounded by two stone walls; there's also a third wall between some of the principal buildings.

You will also find a ball court, an important series of roads and other monuments. The original wells they built are called "cheltunes".

The structures show various architectural styles and influences. These include Puuc influence, from the western coast of Campeche State. There are also some details, such as winged idols resembling angels, that are unique in this site.

Ekbalam Archaeological Site in Yucatan, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ®The main buildings are distributed in two plazas. The Acropolis is one of the most voluminous structures in Meso-America. Ekbalam Archaeological Site in Yucatan, Mexico - Tour By Mexico ®

In Ekbalam you will also see statues, masks, figurines and hieroglyphs.

Ekbalam Archaeological Site is opened daily from 8am to 5pm.

 

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