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Coba (pronounced cō-bǝ) is an ancient Maya city on the Yucatán Peninsula, located in what is now northeastern Quintana Roo, Mexico. The site is the nexus of the largest network of stone causeways of the ancient Mayan world, and it contains many engraved and sculpted stelae that document ceremonial life and important events of the Late Classic Period (AD 600-900) of Mesoamerican civilization.[1] The adjacent modern village bearing the same name, reported a population of 1,278 inhabitants in the 2010 Mexican federal census.[2]
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited Coba with Yalku tours (which I highly recommend, best tour I've ever been on) and it was so incredible! Climbing up the main pyramid was an experience I'll remember for my whole life, and the whole biking concept is so cool! I felt...More

Thank Xiooooooo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

you definitely should visit Coba ruins!you can rent a bicycle or rent a driver with a tricycle or walk!i walked and the route was excellent!be careful though as you might come across huge tarantulas and/or snakes!!this is in the middle of the jungle anyways!upon arriving...More

1  Thank Renata Z
Reviewed 3 days ago

My phone died on the way out to Coba. I cried a few tears realizing that I was going to have to soak in the experience and commit it to memory. So the experience was amazing. If you are on a tour, make sure you...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 4 days ago

I love this ruins. There are so many denotes and sites not even opened. Don't get a guide it will only slow you down. A local taxi will take you every for less than the cost of renting a car. Let me know if you...More

1  Thank cesarcesar
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went here on our Honeymoon and it was great! You ride a bike to the ruins of a pyramid and climb to the top. Went swimming in an underground cenote and it was very refreshing after the climb. Highly recommend!

Thank Must6655
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

These ruins are fantastic! Renting a bike and cycling along the warm gravel paths feels truly special, and the view from the top of the main pyramid is breathtaking. One tip: be sure to go as early as possible to avoid crowds.

1  Thank Joss P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Do not get a guide they will just hold everything up!!! Get on some bikes and have fun riding around finding all the ruins and then climbing the pyramid!! it was flat out amazing!!

1  Thank stranger220
Reviewed 1 week ago

To date, I have visited 3 Mayan archeological sites: Chichen Itza, Tulum, and Coba. Though they all were fascinating and had their own pros and cons, I think my favorite of the three was Coba. A big part of that probably had to do with...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Tulum and Coba and Coba was hands down the better location. The city is huge and you can choose to walk it, rent a bicycle, or hire a rickshaw and have someone drive you around. We chose to walk it on our...More

2  Thank LilleHeidi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my husband went to Coba recently and, having previously visited Chichen-Itza and Tulum, were very excited to see this site. We did not use a tour guide as we did not want to be limited by any time restrictions and we were glad...More

2  Thank y5c6
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plh1
3 August 2017|
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Response from DODBarrie | Reviewed this property |
I saw the zip line and it is outside the Coba ruins but did not go on it. It only goes over the laguna and I am sure you can go on it without being part of some excursion group. There are at least 3 options on hwy109... More
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Still101
28 June 2017|
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Response from Neil J | Reviewed this property |
I would not consider it strenuous. The walk there as mentioned is flat. The only thing considered strenuous is the climb itself but totally worth for the view. Going down is harder but taking your time both ways and maybe... More
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Trisha N
11 May 2017|
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Response from Denise P | Reviewed this property |
Have been to both - as previously mentioned, very different sites! Depends on what you're looking for - we stayed a week in the Yucatan & visited 5 sites....Uxmal is very majestic, well-maintained and manicured, you can... More
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