Exploring the ruins of Tulum in Mexico

(Last Updated On: 3. July 2018)Tulum is one of the most well-known Mayan sites. Translated from Yucatec Maya it means “wall”, “trench” or “fortress”. About 130 km (80miles) south from the popular tourist place Cancún, it is one of those impressing Mayan places, which is located directly at the coast of the Caribbean Sea. Indeed, this place was not a usual spiritual place like Chichén Itzá or Ek Balam, but it was an important trading node. Because of its importance, this place was still habitable as the Spanish conquistadores arrived there. The ruins of Tulum are quite good preserved and attracting pretty much tourists every day. In this article I will give you some information about this place. So, read on, folks. Where are the ruins of Tulum located? The ruins of Tulum are located, like so many Mayan archeological sites, at the Mexican peninsula Yucatan. To be concize, it is located (as mentioned) about 130 km (80 miles) south of Cancún and east from the village of the same name – Tulum. Check out the map below, folks. What is the best time to visit Tulum? The best time to visit Tulum or Mexico in general is commonly considered during the dry period between December and April. But keep in mind that every coin has two sides. So expect find yourself amid a lof of other tourists and by temperatures about 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) at this time. We’ve been there in October at the end of … Continue reading Exploring the ruins of Tulum in Mexico