Mayan City of Coba

Peninsula de Yucatán

Just a few kilometers from Cancun we find a Mayan vestige hidden in the middle of the jungle with impressive structures to explore, the Mayan city of Coba, a majestic place to visit and delve into Mexican culture.

Coba is one of the Mayan ruins little explored by man but one of the most important, known for one of the highest Mayan pyramids in all of Yucatan (Nohoch Mul), Coba becomes one of the best tourist spots. 

The Mayan city of Cobá is surrounded by four natural lakes, a rare phenomenon in the Yucatan Peninsula, allowing the entry of water and the creation of spectacular cenotes.

According to archaeologists, Coba was one of the most important cities due to its great contribution to agriculture and water resources. In addition, they explain that there are about 5 thousand archaeological points covered by trees that have not yet been treated, making this place one of the most precious for Mayan culture.

Templo de Cobá

What to see in Coba?

Nohoch Mul 

Among the most striking buildings, you will find during your visit to Cobá is Nohoch Mul, a Mayan pyramid about 42 meters high, in the end, a breathtaking view of much of the Yucatan Peninsula.


Known as “crossroads”, it is a platform on which several routes of the Mayan ruins join.

Cenote Dzitnup or Xkeken

Its turquoise blue waters are a great attraction for tourists who want to dive after a good excursion through the Coba ruins.

How to get to Coba?

The easiest way is to take the tours from Cancun or Playa del Carmen, you can also arrive on your own, just take the highway to Tulum later about 160 kilometers you can find the detour to Coba.

 Don’t miss out on one of the most unexpected adventures on your trip to the Mayan city of Coba You won’t regret it!

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