Climb to the top of the Coba Pyramid

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Climb to the top of the Coba Pyramid

The Mayan city of Coba is one of the main archaeological sites of the Yucatan.

Unlike other major cities, such as its eternal rival Chichen Itza, Coba shone not only during the classical period between the seventh and 10th centuries, but again between the 13th and 16th centuries. In the middle of the jungle, 50 kilometres from Tulum, wild, unspoilt Coba is beautiful.

It has three different groups of buildings located away from each other. Discover them on foot, rented bike, or in a Mayan rickshaw.

Climb the tallest pyramid in the Mexican Mayan world at your own risk, and be rewarded with an impressive panoramic view of the surrounding jungle. At a height of 40 metres, Nohoch Mul, meaning ‘big mound' in Mayan, is the largest pyramid in the Yucatan, and the last that visitors are still allowed to climb.

Zona Arqueológica Cobá
km 47
Carretera Federal Tulum 307
77793 Cobá,
Quintana Roo

+52 984 206 7166

www.inah.gob.mx/es/zonas/515-zona-arqueologica-de-coba