By / 14th August, 2016 / Activities, Merida, Ruins, tourism, Travel / Off

Just 60 km from the city of Merida is one of the most important archaeological sites of the ancient Maya culture in Yucatan.


The ruins at Uxmal represent the culmination of late Maya art and architecture in their design, arrangement and ornamentation, demonstrating the social and economic structure of late Maya society.

Sound and light show

Every day a spectacle of light and sound show is presented at the archaeological site ; stories are told of the creation of the site , its history, traditions, beliefs and how this amazing city came to an end; while a set of colored lights on the buildings, emphasize details that at first glance are difficult to appreciate.

Schedules and Rates

Hours: open every day of the year from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm .
Rate for nationals: $ 132 pesos.
Fee for foreigners: $ 188 pesos.

Sound and Light Show

Hours: 8:00 pm in summer time ( the first Sunday in April to the last Sunday in October) and at 7:00 pm in the winter time .
Rate for nationals: $ 50 pesos.
Fee for foreigners: $ 75 pesos.

DCIM101GOPROHow to get to Uxmal From Merida

By bus from the terminal TAME 2nd class , located on 69th Street between 68 and 70 from downtown Merida , times are : 6:00 , 9:05 , 10:40 , 12:05 and 14:35 hrs ; The bus costs $ 70.00 pesos, comes at 1h and a half and at the door of the site.

Arriving by Car: Take 65th Street to the Itzaes Avenue , you will find the sign for Uxmal , you can be reached in 50 minutes.

Happy travels