"TULUM ---- ESTADO DE QUINTANA ROO" Top 5 Page for this destination Tulum by LoriPori
Tulum Travel Guide: 464 reviews and 1,365 photos
Monday, January 24, 2005.
Hans and I took local buses to TULUM. After making a stop in Play Del Carmen, it was another 39 miles, or 63 Km south.
Tulum is Mayan for "WALL" and dates to the period A.D. 900. The seaside archeological site of Tulum was once known as the "City of the Dawn". It is the only Mayan port city ever discovered and features more than 60 well-preserved buildings to explore, like the Castle, The Temple of the Wind God, Temple of the Descending God and Temple of the Frescoes God.
Also there is a wonderful beach "Papaya Playa" which many people were enjoying.
The main temple of EL CASTILLO
Temple of Frescoes or TEMPLO DE LOS FRESCOS
One of the largest residential structures in the Tulum Ruins THE HOUSE OF THE COLUMNS was originally in the shape of an... more travel advice
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