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Uxmal Transportation and Tours, Bus To Uxmal From Merida
Uxmal is an ancient Mayan city, noted for its large public buildings. The city was at its height from 850AD to 950 AD.
Uxmal is noted for its large circular pyramidal building, the Pyramid of the Magician.
The ancient Maya City of Uxmal can be reached from Merida in about 90 minutes via bus or tour van or auto.
Second class bus cost 45 Pesos one way,
Uxmal Ruin Site. Other smaller ruins of Puuc Style Architecture of the Late Classic Maya are in the area. Uxmal is the largest of the sites and noted for its large pyramidal structure, the Pyramid of the Magician.
The buildings at Uxmal were well constructed and many have survived in good condition to give a hint of the grandeur of the site.
A close relationship to Chichen Itza is seen in the Puuc style architecture which is also found at Chichen Itza. Both cities also had a later Toltec influence.
Uxmal is noted for its large circular pyramidal building dominating a broad plaza.
The ancient Maya City of Uxmal is also noted for the large public buildings.
The Puuc Style of building is named after the nearby Puuc hills and is identified by the frequent reference to the Rain God Chaac.
In some instances of Puuc architecture, the lower building facades are simple while the upper story facades are replete with representations of the rain God Chaac, the stepped fret and greca found at Tula and other Central Mexico sites, ornate lattice work, and serpents.
Uxmal is 70 miles from Merida on the Campeche Road and can be reached in an hour and a half by car.
The second class bus makes few stops and drops off and picks up at the entrance to the ruins road. 45 Pesos. Pay on the bus for the return trip to Merida. These are good quality buses with AC,
Find the second class terminal Autobus Terminal Segunda Clase,
next to the ADO first class bus station, four blocks west and four blocks south of the Zocalo on Calle 70. (Street 70)
The buses running to Campeche reach Merida and drop passengers at the entrance road. Return by the same bus. Reach Merida from other cities by first class ADO Bus, air, or auto
Ball court, Uxmal, Yucatan
Uxmal is a late Classic city of the northern Maya founded in 500 AD, with most building activity taking place between 850AD and 950 AD.
After the end of the Puuc style construction in 900 AD a Toltec influence is seen.
In the Puuc style of northern Maya
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